A new film festival wasunveiled in New York City yesterday for young, emerging female film-makersbetween the ages of 16 and 25. Entitled Reel Girls Filmmakers On The Verge,the festival will run Nov 4 to 6.

Organised by artsorganization Gen Art and teen magazine YM, the event will feature three seriesof short films from between 15 and 25 young film-makers as well as an openingnight celebration hosted by a committee of established female film-makers,actresses and producers, a seminar on how female film-makers can make it in theindependent film world, a lunch honouring a leading woman in the film industryand a closing night awards ceremony.