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Attend ESSENCE's Black Women in Hollywood Film Festival

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Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union
Photo Credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images

Each and every year, ESSENCE takes a moment to recognize six amazing women at its Black Women in Hollywood luncheon during Oscar week.

This Sunday, February 17, join ESSENCE and an AMC theater near you in watching six films featuring this year's notable honorees.

At 10:00 a.m. see Beasts of the Southern Wild starring honoree Quvenzhané Wallis. At 11:50 a.m. watch Naomi Harris in the action packed James Bond thriller Sykfall. At 2:30 p.m. check out Oprah Winfrey in the 1985 film The Color Purple. At 5:45 p.m. see Alfre Woodard in The Family That Preys. At 7:55 p.m. watch Sparkle written and produced by Mara Brock Akil. And to wrap up the night, check out Gabrielle Union in Daddy's Little Girls at 10:05 p.m.

Tickets for each movie are $7.

New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, D.C. are among the cities participating in the film festival. Click here for exact movie theater locations.

Will you be coming out to enjoy a movie this Sunday?

PHOTO GALLERY: Reel Life: ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Honorees on Screen

  • Oprah Winfrey in The Color Purple
  • Oprah Winfrey in Beloved
  • Alfre Woodard in Crooklyn
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