THIS JUST IN!"CREATED EQUAL" SWEEPS THE LADY FILMMAKERS FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS!"
(L to R) Edy Ganem, Bill Duke and Thada Catalon pose with their multiple awards at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival award ceremony.
Film enthusiasts piled into the sold out screening at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival in Beverly Hills to see the award-winning film, Created Equal - an independently produced legal thriller that has sparked social debates and discussions regarding women's equality and gender discrimination in religion.
Created Equal not only held an exclusive screening at the festival, but also took home the WIN for multiple awards! The film won "Best of the Festival,""Best Actress - Edy Ganem,""Best Actor - Aaron Tveit," and "Best Supporting Actor - Lou Diamond Phillips."
LADY FILMMAKERS FILM FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19
Filmmakers, film lovers, and industry professionals have enjoyed the Carmel International Film Festival (CIFF), which showcases the best of independent cinema and contemporary art, music and photography from around the globe including narrative feature, documentary, short, student, retrospective and premiering films. Looking to educate and entertain, the festival also includes an interactive lecture series including a film score demonstration in real time, the Art of Wine gallery tour and wine paring, Filmmakers Welcome Party, Legends Dinner, a Women in Film Luncheon, film and panel discussion, and an emerging artists music café.
Created Equal will screen at CIFF on Thursday, October 19th at 10:00 a.m. For more information and updates, stay tuned to our socials listed below, or to purchase tickets, visit: http://carmelfilmfest.com/tickets-2/.
CINESOL FILM FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19
CineSol Film Festival is a showcase festival that makes its way across the Rio Grande Valley, celebrating achievement in the art of filmmaking. CineSol is dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business of screenwriters and filmmakers and recognizing their artistic contributions.
Created Equal will be the closing night screening on Saturday, November 19th at the CineSol Film Festival. Stay tuned for updates and screening event details.
ADDITIONAL DATES TO PENCIL IN
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 - Details are on the way for an exclusive screening event in Houston, Texas on Thursday, November 9. Stay tuned to our socials listed below for breaking news and updates.
The 25th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) just announced Created Equal as an "Official Selection" for their upcoming festival to be held in New York City from November 24 to December 10, 2017. Stay tuned for updates and screening event details.
Here's an update to include the most recent awards and accolades that "Created Equal" has earned while touring the film festival circuit:
Sunscreen Film Festival Awards (St. Petersburg, FL)
WINNER - "Best Actor" (Aaron Tveit)
WINNER - "Best Director" (Bill Duke)
San Antonio Film Festival (San Antonio, TX)
WINNER - "Best Performance in a Leading Role" (Lou Diamond Phillips)
Imagen Awards (Los Angeles, CA)
Nominated for "Best Actor - Feature Film" (Lou Diamond Phillips)
Nominated for "Best Actress - Feature Film" (Edy Ganem)
Action On Film Festival (Las Vegas, NV)
RECIPIENT - "Icon Award" (Bill Duke)
WINNER - "Best Picture" (Bill Duke)
WINNER - "Best Actress - Feature Film" (Edy Ganem)
BronzeLens Film Festival (Atlanta, GA)
WINNER - "Best Feature"
And it doesn't stop here! More exciting announcements are on the way!
ABOUT CREATED EQUAL
Thomas "Tommy" Reilly (Aaron Tveit), a cocky, up-and-coming attorney, begrudgingly takes on a case for Sister Alejandra "Allie" Batista (Edy Ganem), who's desperate to become a priest in the Catholic Church. Against his supervisor's wishes, Tommy files suit against the Archdiocese of New Orleans for gender discrimination without justifiable cause.
As the trial unfolds, an extremist concocts a plot to stop the heresy against the church by attacking and threatening to kill Alejandra if they don't back off.
Created Equal is directed by famed Hollywood director and actor, Bill Duke. The film also stars double Emmy Award-winner, GregAlan Williams (Greenleaf), Yohance Myles (Shots Fired) and more!