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Black Women in Film Honored at the 9th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival

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Press Release

On Saturday, June 7th, 2008
AMBI(R) Skincare will present the "Black Women in Film" program at the 9th
Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival in Beverly Hills, California. The
exhibition will feature independent film projects that celebrate the unique
talents of gifted female filmmakers, artists, writers and executives of color.

"This program is an incredible forum for discovering and celebrating
female talent that so often goes unrecognized," states Denna Singleton,
Product Director of AMBI(R). "We are proud to celebrate the outstanding talent
that exists in this industry, and empower women to achieve their professional

The "Black Women in Film" program is one of the events being held in
celebration of black cinema at this year's Hollywood Black Film Festival.
Beginning June 3rd and running through June 8th, 2008 some of today's biggest
stars and industry tastemakers will descend upon Hollywood to celebrate black
cinema and the triumphs of established black filmmakers, popular film and TV
stars, writers, producers and directors. The 6-day Festival will offer a
well-deserved spotlight to up-and-coming talent in independent filmmaking by
showcasing their work among hundreds of industry influencers.

Tanya Kersey, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Black Film
Festival states, "In the spirit of celebrating the creative vision of the
Black film community, we pay homage to the voice women of color have lent to
Black cinema, and we are pleased to have the support of AMBI(R) in honoring
these visionaries."

The "Black Women in Film" program at the Hollywood Black Film Festival
will begin at 5pm at the Writers Guild Theater located at 135 South Doheny
Drive in Beverly Hills.  The following films will be screened during the
-- "Mista Nice Guy"
 -- "A Baby Way Jamerican"
 -- "An Incident in the Life of a Slave Girl"
 -- "Love Conquers All"
 -- "Steep"
 -- "Murdering Mama's Boy"
 -- "Whistle Lesson"

The showcase of films will culminate with a reception at Siren Studios at
9pm, located at 6063 West Sunset Blvd in Hollywood. For more information
about the Hollywood Black Film Festival, or to RSVP as a media guest, please
contact Cecy Galvan at Bleu Entertainment PR at (310) 558-1696 or For more information about AMBI(R) Skincare,
please contact Danielle Weingarten at Rpr Marketing Communications at
(212) 317-1462 or

About the Hollywood Black Film Festival

HBFF, dubbed “The Black Sundance,” is an annual, six-day celebration of
Black cinema, serving as a forum to showcase the talents of Black filmmakers
and enhance appreciation for Black filmmaking. HBFF’s mission is to foster and
develop the vision of independent filmmakers by bringing their projects to the
attention of the filmmaking industry, media and mainstream audiences through a
public exhibition and competition program. For more information visit

About AMBI(R)

AMBI(R) Skincare, one of the brands of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer
Products Company, a division of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies,
Inc., is developed specifically for women with rich skin tones to help achieve
beautiful, healthy-looking skin. Women of African, Latin, and South Asian
heritage often face unique skincare challenges in keeping their skin clear and
even in tone due to the melanin in their skin. Therefore, it is important for
women with melanin-rich skin tones to have a line of skincare products that
reduces breakouts, clears dark marks, and keeps skin even, clear and radiant.
For this reason, women trust AMBI(R). Carefully developed and specifically
designed with their skin types in mind, AMBI(R) has been a trusted skin care
brand for women with melanin-rich skin tones for over 40 years. For more
information visit


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