Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival To Present Lois Weber Award To Sabrina PeÑa Young — Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival | PRLog

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – June 30, 2019 – PRLog — Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival will present this year’s Lois Weber Award to local artist Sabrina Peña Young. The festival’s mission is to bring the best independent genre films from around the world to Western New York, and to shine a spotlight on local film artists. Now in its seventh year, Buffalo Dreams is a multi-genre celebration of independent film which runs for one week, August 23rd – 29th, at the Dipson Theaters Eastern Hills Cinema, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York. The award is named in honor of Lois Weber (1879 – 1939), the first female film director in the United States, and recognizes the accomplishes of women who have distinguished themselves in the art of filmmaking. Weber pioneered the split screen framing technique, and was known as a “star maker” for her efforts on behalf of new actresses. As…

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