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PMFF to Bring Star Power to the Pocono Mountains in Bartonsville, PA on Oct 18th, 19th & 20th

 

PMFF to Bring Star Power to the Pocono Mountains in Bartonsville, PA on Oct 18th, 19th & 20th: A Media Tip Sheet from the Pocono Mountains Film Festival 
             Pocono Mountains Film Festival to Recognize Celebrities: Lee Daniels Film “The Butler” Cuba Gooding, Jr., marqueeCuba Gooding,Sr., Filmmaker,Rel Dowdell, Journalist/Film Critic Kam Williams, Blackfilm.com / Wilson Morales, Florence Anthony, Community Leadership Victoria Pannell, Author/ O. Aldon James Jr, Karl Allen Griggs, Actor, Musician Sticky Fingaz (Law & Order), at the 11th Annual Awards Dinner
Howard Johnson’s Bartonsville, PA – (October 18, 2013), The Pocono Mountains Film Festival (PMFF) for profit organization is gearing up to bring star power to the beautiful Pocono Mountains with the 11th Annual PMFF Screenings, Workshops and Celebrity Awards Dinner to benefit The Utopia House for battered women.  Only registered ticket holders will be permitted to specific events during the festival weekend.
WE are Still Accepting Christian Films Deadline Oct 9, 2013.
 
POCONO MOUNTAINS FILM FESTIVAL 
The PMFF celebrity awards dinner pays homage to the life and career of some of the most notable Film Stars and Entertainment Executives. During the festival, we will show a montage of the honorees work and accomplishments.   Past honorees have included the late Jack Palance, Fred “the Hammer” Williamson, Billy Dee Williams, Florence Anthony, Joe Jackson/ Michael Jackson, Terrie M. Williams, Cliff Robertson, Robert Vaughn and Roberta Flack.  The PMFF Screenings, Workshops and Celebrity Awards will take place on Oct 18th 19th &20th.
The 11th Annual Pocono Mountains Film Festival Award Honorees will be: 
Humanitarian Award
O. Aldon James Jr.
 
Lifetime Career Achievement Award
Cuba Gooding Jr. Academy Award Winning Actor
 
Distinguished Career Achievement Award
Wilson Morales Blackfilm.com Writer/Film Critic
 
PMFF R&B Music Award
Cuba Gooding, Sr.
 
Best Actor Award
Sticy Fingaz,  Actor/ Rapper“Law & Order”
 
Career Achievement in Directing Independent Films
Rel Dowdell
 
Daniel Pearl Multimedia Award
Kam Williams, Syndicated Film Critic & Journalist
CONNFIRMED GUESTS
Guests of the Celebrity Awards dinner will be executives in film, TV, media, music and fashion.
Book Signing “Shattered Mirrors
Broken in Plain Sight”
Author/ Karl Allen Griggs
EVENT SPONSORS
Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant / New Customers Receive your Free Screening & Workshop Passes Now!!!!
 
Friday, October 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013 HOWARD JOHNSONS HOTEL
MEET & GREET  Route 611~~Tickets $25.00  6pm to 9pm Meet & Greet Celebrities / Entertainment
 
Saturday, October 19, 2013
12pm -2pm Van Gilders Jubilee Restaurant –Meet Cuba Gooding and other celebrity attending guests
12pm-2pm – Film workshops/  What are the jobs of a “Film Director, Producer, Actor/Actress” John Gorsky
1:00p.m. 5:p.m. Indie Film Screenings
5:00p.m. – Media Check-In
5:30p.m. – Red Carpet – Celebrity Arrivals, Photo Opps
6:45p.m. – Celebrity Awards Dinner, Howard Johnson’s Hotel, Bartonsville PA (Poconos)
 
7:00p.m. – Awards / Dinner Begins
Introduction by: Racquel Coleman
Awards Dinner hosted by:  Flo Anthony & Bridget O. Davis
 
Sunday October 20, 2013
11:00 a.m. Service Breakfast – Check out
12:30 Independent Christian Films Screenings
4:00p.m. Film Closing
 
ABOUT THE POCONO MOUNTAINS FILM FESTIVAL.
The Pocono Mountains Film Festival (PMFF) For profit organization, which was founded by Bridget O. Davis, a Registered Nurse, Author, Filmmaker, Founder of the “Utopia House” for Battered Women, and Women’s Prisons Motivational Speaker. PMFF is dedicated to the gift of creativity and embraces everyone regardless of their economic, social or ethnic status.  The primary vision is to balance the arena of focus regarding the inequality of opportunities provided African Americans.  The PMFF is also an Umbrella Organization to The Utopia Safe House for Battered Women. Utopia’s Safe House for battered women a 501(c) (3) organization founded by Bridget O. Davis, in conjunction with the Pocono Mountains Film Festival, which provides comprehensive support, advocacy, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, and transitional services to individuals whose lives are affected by domestic violence in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
CONTACT 
 
For press credentials and celebrity confirmations, contact Racquel Coleman, Florence Anthony (Office) 570.620.1212, (Cell) 570.982.5867 or (E-mail)Bridgetodavis@yahoo.com for more information on the 11th Annual Pocono Mountains Film Festival Awards, visit: www.poconomountainsfilmfestival.com.
Please note: media accommodations are complimentary. This only applies to reporters and media outlets that have been approved.  All media are required to complete a media credential form for confirmation.  Contact the American Marketing & Development Company at 570.350.3957
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