by Ladybrille Magazine on February 19, 2010
The 5th Annual Women’s International Film and Arts Festival (WIFF) will be held from March 26th-April 3rd, 2010 in Miami, Florida. The headline movie for the Festival features Hollywood Starlet, Vivica A. Fox in Junkyard Dog, a suspense thriller co-starring Brad Dourif, directed by Kim Bass and produced by Deanna Shapiro. The movie premieres on Friday, April 2nd to a red carpet event on the festival’s closing weekend.
Nigeria’s Yetunde Taiwo of ICY PR is behind publicity for the 5th Annual WIFFF event. WIFF 2010 according to the organizers promises to be exciting with 400 films received from more than 30 countries this year, African films included. The nine day festival will screen 68 films all about women in one of the most popular cities of the world, Miami.
WIFF 2010 films feature notable actors from around the world such as: Ali Zahoor (The EastEnders), Hassani Shapi (Star Wars I &II and James Bond: The World is Not Enough), Narinder Samra (Silver Street), Christopher Villiers (Bloody Sunday), Elaine Hendrix (Parent Trap), Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper), Vanessa Simmons (Run’s House, Daddy’s Girls), Natasha Lyonne (American Pie) and many more.
WIFF 2010 will also feature “WIFF Around the Globe” theme. A nightly celebration focusing on regions of the world: North America, Africa & Its Diaspora, Europe, India, Asia and the Caribbean with films, food, drinks and other cultural components. On March 28th, 2010 there will be a Celebration of Women Concert/Family Fun Fest featuring Sony Latin America Artists. The festival also offers the “Women’s Empowerment Series” hosted by the University of Miami, which presents films addressing women’s issues.