Artemis Women in Action Film Festival to Screen Exclusive World Premiere of Fight Valley

From: Artemis Women In Action Film Festival
Published: Tue Mar 08 2016

The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival will open Friday, April 22, 2016, in Los Angeles. The inaugural edition was an incredible success and this year is shaping up as more significant event. The festivalÂ’s opening event will be the Friday Red Carpet Gala featuring the premiere of the female action feature Fight Valley, UFC Champ Meisha Tate and former UFC Champ Holly Holm, and the world premiere of No Touching, the long awaited horror short starring Zoe Bell and Heidi Moneymaker. The only place Fight Valley and No Touching can be seen is at The Artemis Film Festival.

The US premiere of British National Film Award nominee Never Let Go, directed by Howard J. Ford and starring Angela Dixon, is also set for the Friday night lineup.

Actress Yancy Butler (Witchblade, Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2) will be honored with the Action Powerhouse Award for her many female action hero turns. Superstar stuntwomen/actresses Zoe Bell (Hateful Eight, Death Proof, Kill Bill, Xena) and A List stuntwomen Heidi Moneymaker (Iron Man 2, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Furious 7), Dayna Grant (Mad Max, Hercules, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Xena), and Jessie Graff (Bridesmaids, Barely Lethal, Bad Teacher, American Ninja Warrior) will be recognized with awards as well at the Red Carpet Gala Friday, April 22, 2016.

Radio legend Sheen Metal will broadcast her drive-time radio show The Sheena Metal Experience during the Red Carpet Gala and Go Curvy founder Sherry Lee Meredith will conduct live interviews from the Red Carpet. A very small number of seats are available for the show.

Saturday night will feature a premiere of Crawl or Die, an action/horror film with a huge international following. Directed by Oklahoma Ward and starring Nicole Alonzo, the film is chock full of female action heroics.

Tickets for the festival are now available for purchase at
"WeÂ’re going to show you women kicking ass and taking names," said film festival Founder Melanie Wise. "WeÂ’ve got Hollywood stars, A-List stunt women, and womenÂ’s MMA fighters. Everything that epitomizes our official hashtag, #womenkickass."

"ItÂ’s the time the world got to see lots of female action films in one place at one time," remarks Co-Founder Sean Marlon Newcombe. "ItÂ’s popular and profitable and people are clamoring for it."
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A first of it’s kind, inspired by the popularity of the genre, its longevity, and their love of film, Artemis Motion Pictures is producing the world's first film festival devoted exclusively to honoring female driven action films.  Artemis has been attracting the attention and support of high profile influencers such as Paul Feig, Carrie Fisher, Rosie O’Donnell, Patricia Arquette, and Wynonna Judd all of whom have graciously helped boost the popularity of the official hashtag, #WomenKickAss.
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