Begum Hazrat Mahal premiere screening a Success!

A Celebration of Women Foundation Inc. successfully began their round of celebration events scheduled in Lucknow. One such screening of the documentary movie made on Begum Hazrat Mahal last queen of AWADH was done today in collaboration with the Manipal Public School, Omaxe City, Eldeco, Lucknow. This is for the the first time this documentary movie has been screened especially for the students. The celebration screening had Ms Manzilat Khan as their Guest of honour. She is the Great … [Read more...]

BEGUM Hazrat Mahal screening in Lucknow, India (July 26-29)

This is an event celebrating and commemorating the Queen of Awadh : Begum Hazrat Mahal, who was one of the primary leaders in India's first war of Independence known variously as the Great Mutiny or the Indian Uprising or the REVOLT OF 1857 (1857-58). Catherine Anne Clark, Founder & CEO at A Celebration of Women™ is happy to support this initiative of our Advisor to Asia. Celebration of Begum Hazrat Mahal ~a HEROINE of 1857-India's First War of Independence and her story deserves to be … [Read more...]

Oscar winner is… a white, middle-aged man

The Telegraph U.K. reports: After a year in which statistics showed women being increasingly marginalized in the film industry, the 2015 Oscar nominations have been criticized for featuring too few women and too many middle-aged white men. Reaction on the internet was fierce. When David Daniel pointed out the stark lack of diversity in the nominations, it was retweeted more than 1,200 times in 20 minutes. All of the nominations for both Best Adapted and Original Screenplay, … [Read more...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, film maker for social justice for all women, with a focus on the suffering of Muslim Women in Pakistan.       WOMAN of ACTION™       Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy She's the founder of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan, dedicated to preserving Pakistan's history.         Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (Urdu:شرمین عبید چنائے; born 1978), is a Pakistani … [Read more...]

Dario Vrbanek – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this awakened male force to be reckoned with! A school teacher by profession, this man has awakened to the new thinking that men must Take Action and enable their feminine energy to awaken, so to find balance and peace. 'Men have suffered in silence for too long' are the words that resonate when you know this male leader, trailing new paths for all men, with a focus on today's youth.       MAN of … [Read more...]

Ana Manao celebrates “Benvenuto Presidente” (June 26)

You are cordially invited to the opening of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Toronto on Wednesday June 26, 2013 -- a “Reel Italian Experience!” The festival will kick off with Italian box office smash hit “Benvenuto Presidente” (Welcome Mr. President), a charming political comedy directed by Riccardo Milani. The opening night film stars Claudio Bisio (co-star of Oscar winner Mediterraneo), as a modest, good-hearted librarian mistakenly elected President of Italy. Following … [Read more...]

Palestinian Women to launch the new documentary film, Ana Ahlam

UNRWA partnered with the Center for Resources for Gender Equality “Abaad” and the General Union of Palestinian Women to launch the new documentary film, Ana Ahlam, in a special ceremony held in Beirut on 4 April 2013. Addressing the audience – which included the Ambassadors of Switzerland and Mexico, the Iranian Cultural Attaché, in addition to nearly 180 activists and representatives of Palestinian civil society in Lebanon, and the film director and representatives from the production … [Read more...]

Isabel Allende – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of world's greatest artists, a humble woman that lived in anonymity, devoting her creativity, passion and vision for a world of peace to paper, an author of tens of books, plays, and more ... for the betterment of women. She fights for the freedom of girls taken into the dark world of Human Trafficking: Protection from violence, exploitation and/or discrimination. Her vision includes empowerment of women and girls and … [Read more...]

AYI JIHU – WOMAN of ACTION™ at the ‘IF ONLY’ Film Premiere at Bafta

In our last article we brought you the news that Ayi Jihu would be attending the Premiere screening of Fredi Kruga Film ‘If Only’. Ayi Jihu is a supporter of C.R.I.M.E (Creating Role Models in Media Enterprise). Last night we were able to join Ayi Jihu at the Screening of ‘If Only’ (our review will follow this article) and report on the events of the night. As we walked into 195 Piccadilly the first thing we noticed was the turn out. Hundreds of people where here to watch the … [Read more...]

Karinna Kittles-Karsten, “Love Around the World”

Karinna Kittles-Karsten, The Love Educator, is an internationally recognized relationship expert, author of the best-selling book, Intimate Wisdom, The Sacred Art of Love, and the producer of the popular DVD Sacred Love-Making. Karinna regularly gives keynote speeches on relationships for Celebrity A-List events, prestigious organizations such as Entrepreneurs Organization, and academic institutions such as New York University. She has appeared on television shows like UK's Million Dollar … [Read more...]

The Blue Heart Campaign, New Initiatives around the World

Vienna, January 2013 - The Blue Heart Campaign has gained additional support with new initiatives around the world. Switzerland became the latest country to join the Campaign, and in Colombia and the Republic of Serbia, cinema and theatre have been used to generate awareness and serve as a stark warning to potential victims about false promises of a better life. On the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings, 18 October 2012, Switzerland became the latest country to join the Blue … [Read more...]

Prime Minister of Canada on Canadian Academy Award nominees

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Canadian Academy Award nominees January 10, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today congratulating Canadian Academy Award nominees: "On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my congratulations to director Kim Nguyen and producers Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin for the nomination of their film Rebelle (also known as War Witch) as Best Foreign Language Film.   "I would also like to … [Read more...]

The Whistleblower: The movie the U.N. would prefer you didn’t see

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Hollywood last year to cajole filmmakers and movie stars into making pictures that portray the U.N.'s good works. The Whistleblower, a scathing full-length account of the U.N. peacekeeping effort in Bosnia during the late 1990s, is not what he had in mind. The Samuel Goldwyn Films movie, which is due out in theaters in Los Angeles and New York on Aug. 5, stars British actress Rachel Weisz as a U.N. policewoman who stumbles into the sordid … [Read more...]

MICKEY MICHELLE death begets life, Susan & Robert J. Gilman

MICKEY MICHELLE death begets life   “A psychological and supernatural thriller that sojourns through the depths of insanity - arriving on time to its allegorical destination." TEASER   Synopsis Passenger train 1684 snakes its way through the bright New England foliage. Michelle “Mickey,” single, late forties, walks through nature’s duplicitous kaleidoscope of color and decay. She stops to confront the statue of a revolutionary war hero – a man. After six months … [Read more...]

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