Danette Wolpert is the Founder and Executive Director of the ILLUMINATE Film Festival. Prior to founding ILLUMINATE, Danette spent 10 years in film production, programming and festival management. Danette is the recipient of the National Association for Women Business Owners 2016 Visionary Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.
ILLUMINATE found me. Just as “the one” falls into one’s life and screams “this is it”, so did this love of my life. More than a film festival, ILLUMINATE is the vehicle by which I have chosen to make my contribution to the planet. I humbly watch as the genuine, the talented, the seeking, and the conscious are inextricably called to this venture and compelled to join me in expanding consciousness through cinema. I invite the world to join us, and be illuminated.
December 8 - 10, 2017
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January 26 - 28, 2018
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October 15 - 20, 2017
Discover answers to the questions you hold most dear by coming into stillness and experiencing your true nature: love. Openhearted…
September 10 - 15, 2017
Writing memoir can take you into the unknown of your misremembered past and allow you to push more deeply into…