Kansas City women in Film and TV a group created to empower, and mentor women in the entertainment and media industries is hosting the 3rd Annual Short Screenplay Competition Finals! Patrick Rhea has the details on his film that features our own Michelle Davidson. He'll tell us where to catch a screening of the finalists! Live staged readings of the final six short screenplays will be conducted by some of the most talented local Kansas City actors. The finalists include:
Borealis - by Elizabeth Tompkins - McHenry, IL*
Gripe - by Kristi L. Simkins - Seattle, WA
Lucky Devil - by Marjory Kaptanoglu - Belmont, CA*
Escape - by Dianna Zimmerman & Brad Jost - Ann Arbor, MI
Killing Fool - by Marjory Kaptanoglu - Belmont, CA*
The Necromancer's Maid - by Sarah Micklem - New York, NY
*Writers are traveling to Kansas City to attend event
WHERE: Alamo Drafthouse, 1400 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Doors open at 5:30PM for Happy Hour. Screening of Selfie and Staged Reading begins at 7:00PM.
COST: $10 for Staged Reading and Screening. For advance tickets, visit: www.kcfilmfest.org
Kansas City Women in Film and TV (KCWIFT), along with the American Association of University Women - Kansas City (AAUW-KC), and the Kansas City FilmFest present a special benefit showing of the award-winning film, Wadjda, Saudi Arabia's first female-directed feature film, written and directed by Haifaa al-Mansour.
WHERE: Cinemark Palace on the Plaza, 526 Nichols Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
WHEN: Friday, April 11, 2014. Doors open at 5:30PM for reception. Screening begins at 6:30PM.
COST: $22 for the entire evening. $20 for every ticket sold will be donated to AAUW-KC's Dollars for Scholars and Girls Leading Our World (GLOW). For advance tickets, visit: www.kcfilmfest.org