ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF13) producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta’s unique position as the Film Capital of the South. Headquartered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, BLFF13 will take place November 6-10, 2013 at various venues. Tickets are available to the public.

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In addition to screening 44 films representing the United States, Africa, Canada and South America, BLFF13 highlights include: a talk back with Alice Walker after screening “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth”; a talk back with director Nelson George after screening “Finding the Funk”; a discussion on social change issues following the Cinema and Social Justice films; an intensive acting session with casting director Kim Hardin; a discussion of the role of makeup artistry in filmmaking; and a discussion of how to get a job in film production.

Red Carpet events include the Atlanta debut of “Black Nativity”, BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon, the BronzeLens Awards Show, and a screening of “The Best Man Holiday” followed by a talk back with film director, Malcolm D. Lee, and cast members.

Media is invited to attend. Space is limited so credentialed media should RSVP for Red Carpet events to: Edrea Davis If you are approved you will receive an email.

Red Carpet & Signature events:
* Thursday, November 7
5:00 p.m. Media check-in

5:45 p.m. RED CARPET ARRIVALS begin for the Atlanta debut of “Black Nativity”
7:00 p.m. Opening Night Screening – “Black Nativity” followed by talk back with director Kasi Lemmon. Actors Tyrese Gibson and Jacob Latimore will attend.

* Friday, November 8
10:00 a.m. Media check-in.
10:45 a.m. RED CARPET ARRIVALS begin for BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon.

12:00 p.m. Women SuperStars Luncheon – participants include: Anna Maria Horsford (“Friday”); actress and wife of Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson (“The Fighting Temptations”); retired Coca-Cola executive Ingrid Saunders Jones; producer, Issa Rae (“Awkward Black Girl”); producer and wife of Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee (“The Watsons Go to Birmingham”); producer, Valerie Benning Barney (“All Star Comedy Jam,” “Eddie Griffin: Freedom of Speech”); director, Kasi Lemmon (Black Nativity); costumers Mabel and Shilla Benning; BronzeLens executive producer Kathleen Bertrand; and Monica Pearson, luncheon host and former television news anchor.

6:00 p.m. Media check-in.
6:45 p.m. RED CARPET ARRIVALS begin for Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley.
8:00 p.m. HBO presents – Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley.

* Saturday, November 9
2:00 p.m. Casting director/producer Reuben Cannon and the Producer’s Roundtable: BET Networks presents Reuben Cannon, an acclaimed film icon, in an assembled round table of highly successful producer’s including: David Talbert, Lyn Talbert, Jeff Clanagan and Paul Hall who have box office hits to give insight on film from their point of view.

6:00 p.m. Media check-in.
6:45 p.m. RED CARPET ARRIVALS begin for BronzeLens Awards.
8:00 p.m. Fourth Annual BronzeLens Awards Show RSVP:

* Sunday, November 10
4:45 p.m. Media check-in.
5:45 p.m. RED CARPET ARRIVALS begin for screening of “The Best Man Holiday.”
7:00 p.m. Screening of “The Best Man Holiday,” followed by Talkback w/director Malcolm Lee, and actors Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall.

CONTACT: Edrea Davis at 770.961.6200/818.613.9521

Founded in 2009, The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color and to showcase films and provide networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers.

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Sponsors of the BronzeLens Film Festival are Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Coca-Cola Company Turner, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Delta Air Lines, HBO Documentary Films, BET Networks, Georgia Pacific, The Woodruff Arts Center, Macys, The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Panavision.

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