Austin, TX — The M.A.L.I Women’s Film & Performance Arts Conference will highlight industry workshops, visual artist, independent, national and international women filmmakers and musicians. The theme this year is “Sustainability Within”. This conference is part media literacy and performance, part film/television and literary marketplace and is open to the public and we welcome everyone to join in on the fun.
Saturday, May 28th, 4:30 p.m.
Venue: The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Dr.
Day passes available for one event are only $25. Buy online or at the door.
Chris Cowden will speak Saturday at 4:30
The Impact Of Visual Language On Culture Keynote Address by Chris Cowden.
The purpose of this event is to increase the awareness of women’s issues, media and artistic work throughout the state of Texas and internationally. All four nights will feature shorts, feature-length films and performances by female directors, musicians, literary artists, dance, and new media makers.
Full schedule of events for Thursday, May 26, 2011- Sunday, May 29, 2011.
This four-day conference will be held at the newly renovated Hampton Inn & Suite Austin-Airport, Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Mexican American Cultural Center, Dominican Joe, El Sol Y la Luna, Lipstick 24, Bookwoman, Stomping Ground and Strange Brew.
The proceeds benefit our M.A.L.I. summer media camp for at risk teen girls, the rebuilding of our community production lab, our yearly programming and our production grants to media artist in Texas, nationally and internationally.
Some of the invited guest filmmakers and performers are as follow: Velia Gonzalez (ASCAP), Cynthia Gomez, Pamela Sneed, Chris Cowden, Nancy Scott, Fiona Zedde, Poet On Watch, Monica McIntyre, Elizabeth Wills, Mazz Swift, 87 Dance Production, Lisa Rogers, The Local Skank, Tre’C Farrow, Monica Anderson, Chandra Washington, KB Boo Bonic, Skating Poly, Mud Pudding, Mama Jugs, Lunic, RNA Messager, Maganthrie Pillay, Déjà Cresencia Bernhard, Lacey Roop, Asli Dukan, Spun light Hoops, Sold In America, Thershold, Drama, Heather Bishop, Marge Gomez, Song, Kimberly Porter, DJ P.O.W., DJ BJ Laray and many more!! Come and party with us at the Stomping Ground on Thursday at our opening mixer & Sunday our closing party and help pick the winners for the “Best Of The Fest”.