Lauryn Hill To Perform At 4th Annual Greenwich International Film Festival
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Lauryn Hill will kick off the festival's opening night.
The Greenwich International Film Festival has announced Ms. Lauryn Hill as its performer for the opening night event on June 1.
Hill is set to kick off the fourth annual celebration with a performance at the Opening Night Film Premiere at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich. Aside from her status as a living legend, Hill's selection is even more fitting for this year's film festival which will highlight powerful women in the film industry with a focus on women's empowerment.
“GIFF is committed to giving female artists a strong voice this year,” Executive Director Ginger Stickel told Greenwich Time.
Proceeds from sales will reportedly be donated to Hill's charity in support of health, education, and community-centered businesses.
The event's full lineup is expected to be announced on May 1.
The Greenwich International Film Festival will run from May 31 through June 3. Tickets for the Opening Party are available for purchase now at the festival's official site. Tickets for the film festival will be available on May 2.