9th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival Announces Celebrity Studded Films With Jessica Biel, Sienna Miller, John Savage, Billy Zane, Sally Kirkland, Steven Bauer, Brendan Fraser, Peter Coyote And Ashley Judd. www.lafemme.org

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- La Femme Film Festival founder Leslie LaPage announces the 9thAnnual La Femme International Film Festival 2013, films screening, awards ceremony, parties, and seminar panels from October 17th– 20th at LA LIVE Regal Theater Stadium 14 in Los Angeles, CA (1000 W. Olympic Blvd, 90015). Films featuring Hollywood's Celebrity Stars: Jessica Biel, John Savage, Sally Kirklind, Steven Bauer, Finola Hughes, Brendan Fraser,  Peter Coyote and a host of others.

LA Femme will screen, at the four (4) day festival, over 100 independent features, short films, documentaries, commercials, music videos and special screenings. We are excited to announce some of the amazing films participating in the festival:'Awakened' starring Jullianne Michelle (three time Best Actress nominee),  'The Truth About Emanuel', starring Jessica Biel and Kaya Scodelario (Director: Francesca Gregorini), 'Please Kill Mr. Know it All', starring Kristina Pesic (Director: Colin Carter and Sandra Feldman), 'Paolo Soleri: Beyond Form' narrated by Peter Coyote (Director: Aimee Madsen), 'Eyes of Thailand' narrated byAshley Judd (Director: Wendy Borman), 'The Bet' starring Mary O'Connor, directed by Finola Hughes' , 'Wild Horses', with Brooke Shields (Director: Stephanie Martin), 'Vino Veritas', starring Carrie Preston of 'True Blood' fame (Director: Sarah Knight), 'Don't Pass Me By', starring Sean Stone (Director: Eric Priestly).

"We strive to support the creative efforts of women artists making films". Stated Leslie LaPage, the festival's founder . La Femme has surpassed its grass root beginnings in the United States by celebrating women's contributions to media with films from all over the world. The Hollywood distribution community has sought out our films and Origin Releasing has stepped up to plate offering a fist look at the films screened at the LA Femme.  The four day event in Los Angeles hosts special networking events at LA hot spots, seminars, special screenings, Opening Gala "Hollywood Carnaval" co-hosted by the Hair and Makeup Artisits Network, and Gala Awards Ceremony.  LA Femme is dedicated to empowering women artists creating entertainment.

Previous Celebrity Award Honorees included : Patty Jenkins (Monster), Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2), Angela Bassett (Green Hornet), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Marianne Jean-Baptise (Without a Trace), Sara Gilbert (Roseanne), Diablo Cody (Juno), Vivica Fox (Kill Bill), Rosanna Arquette (After Hours), Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City), Katherine Fugate (Army Wives), Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) and many more.

The screening and event schedule for the festival is available online at www.lafemme.org. Tickets on sale NOW online or at the door. Full Access VIP Passes are at $150 for Regular Price, and Discounted VIP Passes are available for WGA & SAG Members at $59; tickets for individual films are $10; and single seminars are $20.

Contributing Sponsors Include: SAG –AFTRA Affirmative Action & Diversity, SAG-AFTRA Women's Committee, (WGA) Writers Guild America West, Doritos, Governor's Office of Film and Entertainment State of Florida, The Hair & Makeup Artists Network, Eurochannel; Additional Sponsorship provided by: La Praire, Bold for Men, Eco Bags, Epsom Salt, FlopTopz, Good Clean Love, Jessilyn Park Studio, Natural Soap Shop, Opus Skin Care, Rocco and Lola, Shirlee On The Road, Iron Faith, Starlettos, The Marena Group, Whitening Lighting, William Neely Cosmetics, Dollhouse Hair and Makeup Designs, HMAN, Kisstix, Leaf Botanics, Make-Up Mandy, Pores Be Pure, Product, Super Goop, A&B Wedding Events,Starlettos, Formula 10.0.6, BeLeaf, Physique 57, O Wines, Beauty Scoop, My Bevening, Chella, Qosmedix, Chef Olivia, Shapzme, Christrio, Makeup Mandy, Doctor Kaurs Wellness Solutions, Lisa Kline, App Solutely Wireless and Pez.

Media Inquiries: To register press credentials or schedule an interview with Leslie LaPage, contact Krystal Gomez 818.300.1269 or email llapage@lafemme.org

Visit the website at www.lafemme.org

Media Contact: Leslie LaPage, LA Femme International Film Festival, 310-441-1645, llapage@lafemme.org

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