Passion and Imagination Beckon At KC Women in Film & Television Showcase

Premieres of Cara Myers’ “Anela En Rouge,” Meagan Flynn’s “The Etiquette of Impotence,” Michelle Davidson’s “A Senior Moment,” and Misti Boland’s “Good Night Jane” are featured in the Kansas City Women in Film & Television Showcase at 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Screenland Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd.

A social mixer begins at 6:30 p.m. A Q&A with attending filmmakers will immediately follow the showcase. Tickets are $8 ($5 for Kansas City Women in Film & Television and Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City members with ID).

“A personal story told through dance…seniors sexting…etiquette for ED – there’s something for everyone in this showcase,” says Michelle Davidson-Bratcher, president of Kansas City Women in Film & Television. “We have such a talented group of filmmakers and journalists in our organization. Our members are funny, imaginative and passionate, and it shows on the screen.”

Also featured will be a documentary look at Kansas City Women in Film & Television by Stacy Rich, Mary Adriano and Ben Meade, and the announcement of five finalists in the KCWFT AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest Short Screenplay Contest.

“These scripts represent an incredible diversity in genre, style and location of filmmaker,” says Meagan Flynn, screenplay contest chairwoman. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support the female screenwriter in her craft.”

The evening of female-driven film screenings and networking opportunities is presented by CinemaKC, a non-profit organization connecting groups devoted to film in Missouri and Kansas.

CinemaKC’s Strategic Partners include ArtsKC, Film Commission of Greater Kansas City, Blackberry Castle Productions, Film Society of Greater Kansas City, Independent Filmmaker’s Coalition, Kansas City Film Critics Circle, Kansas City FilmFest, Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, Kansas City Fringe Festival, Kansas City Screenwriters, Kansas City Urban Film Festival, Kansas City Women in Film and TV, Kansas Film Commission, Kansas International Film Festival, Missouri Film Commission, Missouri Motion Media Association, Reel Spirit, Tallgrass Film Festival, Thank You Walt Disney, UMKC Film Department, University of Kansas Film and Media Studies, Variety the Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City and Women of the Motion Picture Industry.

CinemaKC’s Business Alliance includes Allied Integrated Marketing, Allied Theatre Craft, American Heartland Theatre, Bazillion Animation, BicMedia, Haywood Marketing Communications, Kansas City Area Development Council, KC Stage Magazine, KC Studio, Prizm Productions, Screenland Armour, Screenland Crossroads, Screenland Crown Center, StagePort KC, Substream Music & Sound Design and T2.
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