Press Release: The Brooklyn Chapter of The Links CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 14th Annual Women of African Descent Film Festival

For Immediate Release

The Brooklyn Chapter of The Links CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 14th Annual Women of African Descent Film Festival

Brooklyn, NY January 13, 2015: The Brooklyn Chapter of The Links announces its Call for Film Entries for the 14th Annual Women of African Descent Film Festival (WADFF). The WADFF will showcase films focused on Women, their families, neighborhoods, and the global community. Featuring an international roster of films, the festival will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at LIU Brooklyn, Media Arts Department, Spike Lee Screening Room, 10 am – 6 pm.

Continuing its legacy of showcasing the talent and accomplishments of artists of African descent, The Women of African Descent Film Festival is celebrating its 14th Anniversary in 2015.

Films must be produced, written, or directed by a female filmmaker of African descent and must have been completed on or after June 1, 2010. All work must be submitted by March 13, 2015. Jurors Choice Awards and stipends will be presented to participating filmmakers.

Formed in 1952, The Brooklyn Chapter of The Links is dedicated to the support of educational, civic, and cultural activities in Brooklyn. It is a chapter of The Links, Inc. an international, not-for-profit corporation, whose membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in 276 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The Brooklyn Chapter works under the guidelines of its national organization in providing services to its Brooklyn Community in five facet areas: The Arts, Services to Youth, National Trends and Services, International Trends, and Health and Wellness. A focus of the Chapter’s arts programming is to empower women and youth by lending support and encouragement to emerging artists – with a particular focus on filmmakers for the past 14 years.

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