Actress Robin Givens and Director Roger Bobb Headline 4th Annual Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival
Atlanta, GA (September 2011) – Film, television and stage Actress Robin Givens is joining with a host of filmmakers and local celebrities to herald in the 4th annual Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival (KCFF), scheduled to run Friday, September 30th until Sunday, October 2nd at the Doubletree Hotel, 4165 Lavista Road, Atlanta, Georgia. Robin, who will be teaching classes on the “Art of Acting” Friday and Saturday, and sign copies of her book, Grace Will Lead Me Home, will close out the festival by hosting the Awards presentation. Atlanta’s popular director and filmmaker, Roger Bobb of Bobcat Productions will offer insight on film production and marketing in his Keynote address at the Festival’s opening Friday morning.
KCFF will offer an exciting 3-day run beginning with all-day film screenings of faith-based films; panel discussions on making films of faith, editing, marketing and a Youth Xplosion program geared towards equipping youth in the art and technique of filmmaking.
“We have an exciting line-up,” said Audrey Thomas, CEO of Kingdomwood and Driven Films, the company sponsoring the festival. “There is so much to do and experience, and we are really excited to be screening major features from around the world.” Joe Williams, CFO of Kingdomwood and co-owner of Driven Films, echoes similar thoughts. "This is not the year to miss," adds Williams. "Our growth has been phenomenal, and we are proud of the level of programming, activities, and celebrity support we are receiving this year."
The Pastor’s Symposium, a popular festival panel discussion will feature AirJesus.com “Brothers in the Word” Bronner Brothers; Pastor Nathaniel Bronner, C. Elijah Bronner and James Bronner youth pastor; as panelists discussing how the church can be supportive of the faith-based filmmaking community. Keeping It Real Late Night offers mature audiences screenings and discussions on the challenges and triumphs of living and loving as a Christian. Talented writer and director, Rhonda Freeman-Baraka will join with gmc, formerly Gospel Music Channel, in a special encore screening of her film, Trinity Goodheart.
Lastly, every filmmaker wants to learn how they can get to the next level with their work of film creation; we have several distribution outlets to ensure they have options with The Faith Channel, Turner, AIBTV & gmc TV, providing legitimate information on their process.
For information on Kingdomwood and upcoming activities, screenings and to register, please visit: www.kingdomwood.com and click on Festival Schedule for a complete listing of events.
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