Tonight at the Studio Movie Grill in Addison, AFI Dallas will be presenting the "Best of Fest". Admission is free and you'll get the chance to win free prizes by entering yourself in the door drawing. Here is the schedule for tonight's Best of Fest:
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Target Filmmaker Award Winner for Best Documentary Iron Ladies of Liberia See below for a summary of the documentary.
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Iron Ladies of Liberia is about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is nicknamed the Iron Lady. She is in her first year of office as the first female president of Africa. Sirleaf is Harvard-educated and was one of the initial members of the World Bank. The documentary takes you through Sirleaf's struggles during office, trying to rebuild a "war-ravaged country, fight rampant corruption and prevent a descent back into war." She is a mother of 4 sons, 8 grandchildren, and a role-model to all.