Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Entertainment industry insiders as well as corporate and community leaders will come together Friday October 24, 2014 to celebrate and pay tribute to BronzeLens Women SuperStars. This highly anticipated luncheon will anchor Friday events at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. Awards will be given to women of color in the film and television industry for their accomplishments and body of work in front and behind the lens.
2014 BronzeLens Legendary SuperStar Award will be granted posthumously to Ms. Ruby Dee, the late actress and activist. Actor, cinematographer Muta’Ali Muhammed who is writer/director of Life Essentials With Ruby Dee and Dee’s grandson will receive the award on behalf of the family. Ruby Dee’s acting career spanned seven decades crossing all forms of media, and included appearances on Broadway, roles in the American Shakespeare Festival, as the first black actress to portray a lead role in the Festival, and onscreen roles in Raisin in the Sun, The Jackie Robinson Story, television series The Golden Girls, the mini-series Roots: The Next Generations and Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing.
Other recipients include Hit the Floor actress, Logan Browning ; BET VP of Original Programming, Constance Orlando; Erica Qualls, General Manager for the Atlanta Marriott Marquis; and veteran actresses Essence Atkins and Wendy Raquel Robinson.
Mistress of Ceremonies for this groundbreaking event will be Atlanta broadcast legend and award-winning journalist Monica Pearson. The luncheon will be held on Friday from noon until 2 o’clock pm, October 24, 2014, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atrium Ballroom, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA.
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