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David Duchovny in NYC for a book signing on April 12, 2016

9ae6c414bf38184d747b360226b51659X-Files and Californication fans were in for a treat on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Barnes and Noble in New York City hosted film and television actor David Duchovny to discuss his new book entitled “Bucky F**king Dent.”

Duchovny started the talk explaining what the title meant and event shared with the few people in the room who did not know, who Bucky Dent was and why he used that name for the book. Duchovny spoke to a packed house and even answered questions from the attendees.

Duchovny is one a few actors in Hollywood who holds an advanced degree and this was very evident as he discussed the writing process. This is his second published book and it based on a fictional character by the name of Ted Fullilove. The book focuses on the relationship of a father and son through their mutual love of baseball.

Of course the evening would not be complete without there being questions about one of Duchovny’s most notable roles as Fox Mulder on the hit TV series The X Files. January 2016 welcomed the return of the show with a 6 series event and audience members wanted to know if there would be another opportunity see this believed character. Duchovny simply stated “I am not opposed to it, but it depends on schedule.” This seemed to enough for the diehard fans attending the signing.

Before ending the talk for the night, Duchovny read a few excerpts from the book, then was on hand to personally sign all book purchased. For more information on David Duchovny and his book, visit the Barnes and Noble website. Fans can also keep up with David on social media, TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

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‘Sisters In Law’ series comes to WE TV

f3664b02b46ad3c8e5c04654c317023dJust when you thought there could be no new women centered reality shows around, here is another one to join the ranks. This time the story follows the lives of six intelligent female attorneys.

The show is set in Houston,Texas and the “Sisters In Law” series follows a close-knit group of elite high-powered black female lawyers as they juggle their families, busy careers, and even more demanding social calendars. The ladies may differ in their fundamental beliefs when it comes to right and wrong, but what they have in common is their passion for trying cases in a traditionally white, male-dominated profession. “Sisters In Law” documents their fascinating legal lives as well as their intricately woven personal lives. From trial prep and courtroom cross-examinations, to opposing council and opposing each other, watch as these powerful women struggle to remain civil under fierce competition and pressure.

WE tv and the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA) hosted an exclusive screening of the docu-series “Sisters In Law, in New York City on March 23, 2016. The event began with a red carpet photo opps, a cocktail reception, a screening and ended with a Q&A with the cast moderated by TV/Radio personality Jacque Reid. Each of the cast member answered questions and shared some of their experiences as legal professionals. The show offers an honest look inside the lives of the very busy and successful women.

The first episode of the show is set to premiere on WE TV on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 10/9c. For more information visit, the website.

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The NYWIFT Muse Awards in NY on December 10, 2015

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Photo used with permission for New York Women in Film & Television

Women in the film and television industry is a continuously growing thing and organizations like New York Women in Film and Television exists to keep the goals of these women of all ages empowered. As more young people enter film schools, there is a demand for professionals and mentors to be available to provide the resources needed to go to the next level.

On December 10, 2015, NYWIFT, which stands for New York Women in Film and Television led their annual Muse Awards. This year marked the 35th year for the annual event which is normally held at the NY Hilton hotel in their gran ballroom on 6th Avenue in Manhattan. Each year, the awards show honors women known for their outstanding vision and achievement in the film world.

 The Muse Awards 2015 honorees included actors Gabourey Sidibe, Blythe Danner and Patricia Clarkson, as well television executive Sarah Barnett, (President and General Manager, BBC America) and film executive Victoria Alonso, (Executive Vice President of Physical Production, Marvel Studios). In addition to these 5 awards, there was additional award to be given called Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award. This award was presented to Actress Lizz Winstead by Loreen Arbus.

CBS Commentator Nancy Giles was the emcee the afternoon events and each recipient delivered a hopeful and empowering speech to women in film and television. The 2015 awards ceremony was indeed a success as with previous years so there is no doubt that the 2016 programs will be on quite a few calendars s one of the must-attend events of the season. For more information about NYWIFT, visit their website.

 

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