Ava is the 2017 LA Femme International Film Festival's Rising Star. The amazing film festival was in Los Angeles CA and honors top women in the industry. The festival has been showcasing the amazing female talent in Hollywood for 13 years. Ava was honored to accept the Rising Star award. Some of Le Femme Award winners in the past are Angela Basset, Marion Ross, Madeline Zima, Jacqueline Bisset and Lea Thompson.