New York -- Through Her Eyes: Women of Color Arts & Film Festival 2003 marks our 5th annual spring festival showcasing the works of extraordinary Women of Color from across the globe (African American, Native American, Middle Eastern, African, Latino, Caribbean, East Indian, and Asian origins).
This year's festival runs from April 30, 2003 through July 30, 2003. It is the longest running festival of its kind! The Film section of the Festival will take place at Peter Norton Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre located at 2537 Broadway (southwest corner of 95th St and Broadway.) Tuesday, July 29, 2003 and Wednesday, July 30, 2003. Festival performances will showcase at the historic Henry Street Settlement's Abrons Arts Center located at 466 Grand Street in Manhattan's Lower East Side, April 30 through June 29, 2003.
Formed in 1998 by Jacqueline Wade and Sharon Hope, Women of Color Productions was created to serve the needs of emerging playwrights, directors, filmmakers, actors, dancers, visual artists, and musicians.
One of the films included in this year's festival is Her Father's Daughter, a short fictional piece about the daughter of a slain civil rights leader who takes the good fight to the corporate battlefield, risking her reputation, career and marriage. The film stars: Bonita Brisker, as the most powerful black woman in corporate America, Samantha Beaulieu, as her betraying prot`ege`, and John Wesley, as her unlikely partner. Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Paula C. Brancato, Her Father's Daughter was a sundance 2003 finalist. The film screens Tuesday, July 29th at 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m.
Film tickets can be purchased by calling 212-864-5400 or visit www.symphonyspace.org. For more information please contact Jacqueline Wade at 212-501-3842 or email her at email@example.com. You can also access the festival schedule and Women of Color Production via the World Wide Web:
http:// www.womenof colorpro.citymax.com.