The Artivist Collective will announce the Artivist Award winners at the 7th Annual Artivist Film Festival. These awards honor those artists whose exemplary work in their community stands out as a shining example of one’s ability to change the world for the better. Actor Peter Fonda will accept the Artivist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Arts and Advocacy, Barbara Pyle will receive the award for Environmental Humanitarianism, and Avis Richards will receive the award for Community Advocate.
This year’s awards will take place December 4 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood at 8pm and will be hosted by Vanessa Williams (“Soul Food,” “The Cosby Show,” “Melrose Place”) and Boris Kodjoe (“Soul Food, “Undercovers”). The event will feature celebrity presenters and guests including Frances Fisher, Nicole Ari Parker, Esai Morales, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Anabelle Gurwitz, Leigh Taylor Young, plus Ben, Jonnie, Duncan, and Dave from MTV’s “The Burried Life” and more.