Mayor James K. Hahn has officially proclaimed Wednesday, April 20th, 2005 as “ARTIVIST DAY”, (a day to celebrate activism through the arts), for the City of Los Angeles.
“Artivist Day,” will inaugurate the 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival – 5 days of activist cinema raising awareness for International Human Rights, Children’s Advocacy, Environmental Preservation, and Animal Advocacy.
Filmmakers from around the world will unite at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, to address the importance of art and activism in our global community. The diversity of films being presented at The 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival reflects the event’s mission of creating an artistic, activist arena for global awareness.
For the full schedule, visit the Artivist Film Festival website.
Posted on April 15, 2005 in Festivals by Film Threat Staff
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