Hudson Valley Welcomes Women’s Visionary Film Festival

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The CoSM Women’s Visionary Film Symposium is May 30-June 2, 2019

The first ever CoSM Women's Visionary Film Symposium will be a celebration of life, personal growth, social responsibility, healthy living, and creative expression.

Famed visionary artists Alex and Allyson Grey of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), in conjunction with LA-based filmmaker Lindsay Kent, are hosting the first-ever women’s festival that links female empowerment in the film industry with spiritual and consciousness-focused seminars and messaging.

Titled the Women’s Visionary Film Symposium (WVFS), this inaugural event will be held at the CoSM visionary art and event space in Wappingers Falls, New York from May 30 to June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale now and availability is limited. Get yours here:

Notable guests include VICE Group Creative Director Donna Lamar, Sci-fi filmmaker Cidney. Hue, Emmy-winning immersive storyteller Michaela Holland, Christina Raia (Head of Education at Seed&Spark), NYC-based CBD outfit COME BACK DAILY, works by well-known feminist artist Penny Slinger, and music by DJ Journey Weaver.

The first ever 4-day program at CoSM, this event will include student films, shorts, and feature-length films from around the world, focusing on topics such as conservation, plant medicine, health and wellness, the rise of the divine feminine, LGBTQI rights and more. More than 200 global filmmakers, industry leaders, actors, producers, and visionary artists are expected to attend.

Esteemed jury awards will be given in the following categories:

● Narrative Feature
● Documentary Feature
● Narrative Short
● Documentary Short
● Student Film
● Animated Film

Panels and workshops will include:

● The future of conscious media funding and distribution
● The newest VR/AR technologies
● Women in Cinematography
● Animation and mixed media
● Women in Science Fiction
● Director’s Panel
● Your Creative ID: Maintaining Authenticity

Tickets include daily yoga, guided meditations, Reiki demonstrations, SheCircle mate rituals, a divine feminine new moon ceremony, live painting, interactive art installations, fire spinners, special guest DJs, and more.

Sponsorship packages are available; contact the festival directors for more information.

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The CoSM Women’s Visionary Film Symposium was founded to honor and empower female filmmakers and fans. Our mission is to create a new forum for visionary creators, so that their works—with the power to heal, transform and transcend—may reach wider audiences, and make the impact they were destined for.

WVFS is a four-day showcase of new and established female artists making an impact in filmmaking worldwide. From groundbreaking industry panels to workshops, premiers of feature-length films to shorts, we will explore what it means to be a woman today through powerful and thought-provoking discussions and works of art. The Symposium will focus on our collective wisdom, our families, communities, and our future.

Lindsay Kent
Event Director

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