Mount Vernon FILM FESTIVAL … Where Entertainment Begins! SEPTEMBER 24 – 27, 2015 … The City of Mount Vernon, New York is 4.4 square miles and home to approximately 67,292 residents, making it the 8th largest city in New York State. The city has an enormously diverse population with over 98 different nationalities and is or has been the home of many people in the entertainment industry who went on to make it big:
LOU ALBANO, ART CARNEY (actor), DICK CLARK, P. DIDDY, DMX (rapper), BEN GORDON (basketball), RUDY HACKETT (basketball), HEAVY D (rapper/actor), W.C. HEINZ, MICHAEL IMPERIALI (actor), LOWES MOORE (basketball), MICHAEL O’KEEFE (actor), SIDNEY POITIER (actor), ADAM CLAYTON POWELL, PHYLICIA (actor), PETE ROCK, JB SMOOVE (comedian/actor/sports talk show host), LIONEL STANDER, DENZEL WASHINGTON, GUS WILLIAMS (basketball), SYLVIA WOODS.
Mount Vernon had/has several major arts and cultural events including the Ben Gordon Week and Arts On Third Festival, which are designed to enrich and empower the community.
JOIN US: at the Rev. Shelton E. Doles Theatre | 250 South 6th Avenue, Mount Vernon NY 10550 … WATCH FOR: additional venue information … SPONSORS: City of Mount Vernon, Classic Audi of Mount Vernon and Eastchester, New York, Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon, and Greater Centennial A.M.E. Zion Church
For detailed information, please visit us on the web at: www.mountvernonfilmfestival.com.