July 15, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY—The Fire Island Golden Wagon Film Festival will honor actress Celeste Holm at their annual film festival taking place from July 14-16 at the Ocean Beach Ball Field. Holm will be present on the final day of the festival, Sunday, July 16th for a Q&A along with the rest of the filmmakers at 11:45, followed by a screening of her film “Come to the Stable.”

“Celeste Holm had an incredible career that not only spans decades, accolades and mediums of entertainment, but has used her celebrity and her talent to become a humanitarian working for people and children of all ages and embodies the creative and community spirit of our festival.” Says Greg Pace, Co-founder and Director of Programming for The Fire Island Film Festival.

The Festival recognizes and honors independent filmmakers whose works inspire and open minds to the virtue of their artistic expression, and pays tribute to an established artist of film and television who has a sincere connection and love for Fire Island. Other past honorees have included Tony Randall, Harvey Keitel and David Duchovny.

Welcome festivities begin at the Ocean Beach Ball Field on Friday evening with a series of screenings and an after party and continue through Saturday and Sunday with more films, a BBQ and wine tasting. For ticket sales, full schedule of events, and volunteer opportunities, visit or call 212.971.2470.

About Golden Wagon Film Festival

The mission of the Golden Wagon Film Festival is to provide a cultural and entertaining event for the Fire Island community while recognizing and honoring independent filmmakers who inspire through artistic expression. While honoring the creative talents of these filmmakers, the Festival will also pay tribute to an established artist of film and television who has a sincere connection and love for Fire Island. The Golden Wagon Film Festival provides an open-air venue for filmmakers to screen their works while offering activities to the public that will enhance the quality of entertainment for this island community. A panel of judges from the entertainment industry reviews dramas, comedies, family, documentary and shorts films submitted for competition in the festival.