Freedom From Despair Screens at ARTIVIST FILM FESTIVAL
APRIL 23, 8:00 PM, Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Brenda Brkusic’s debut film, FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR, will have a Los Angeles screening at the Artivist Film Festival on April 23, 2005, 8 PM in the Egyptian Theatre's 600 seat theatre. The mission of the Artivist Film Festival is "merging art and activism for global consciousness." 2004 US Presidential Candidate Congressman Dennis Kucinich and interviewee in Brenda Brkusic's film FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR is coming to LA as Brenda's special guest just for the screening of FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR at the Artivist Film Festival. The screening of this moving film will be followed by a spirited Human Rights Forum including a Q and A with the film's director Brenda Brkusic, Congressman Dennis Kucinich and famous cast members, John Savage, Beata Pozniak and Michael York (York is not yet confirmed). Winner of the Best Documentary Award at the New York International Independent Film Festival, the Viewer’s Voice Award at the Cinequest Film Festival and the Golden Reel Award at the Tiburon International Film Festival, FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR is a riveting, feature-length documentary that has won awards at many film festivals as it touches and inspires audiences everywhere it plays.

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