The third year for the Socially Relevant Film Festival began yesterday with its opening film CAGED NO MORE having had its opening panel and party the night before. Prior to the start of the film, the filmmakers for both Caged No More and the other films at the festival took their spot on the red carpet for photos and interviews. Among the talented filmmakers and representatives in attendance included: Festival Curator Nora Armani, Fox News Gretchen Carlson, Actress Cynthia Gibbs, Director Lisa Arnold. They each discussed their thoughts on human trafficking which was the subject of Caged No More. The festival runs from March 14th to 20th. For more info on the festival visit here.
Here is our interview with Caged No More Director Lisa Arnold discussing her film:
Here are the remainder of our photos of the red carpet event. Look for our review of Caged No More shortly.
Director Lisa Arnold with film talent of Caged No More:
Filmmaker discussing human trafficking:
Actress from the short film BORDER.
Filmmakers for the short film HUNGRY.
Festival director Nora with film director Lisa:
Actress Cynthia Gibb for Caged No More:
Filmmakers from SENSE THE WIND:
Film Festival Jurists:
Director Lisa and actress Cynthia catching up:
Introduction of Caged No More before the start of the film:
Overall, a very enjoyable experience for a relatively young festival. We hope to provide you coverage of some of the other events and movies this week.
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