Femspectives 2020 launches programme

The Glasgow-based feminist film festival has launched this year's programme of screenings and events, taking place 20-23 February at Civic House. The second Femspectives will open with a screening of VAI, a portmanteau feature by nine women directors, shot in seven different Pacific locations. A retrospective screening of Helke Misselwitz’s 1988 film After Winter Comes … Continue reading Femspectives 2020 launches programme

Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

As part of a two-month long celebration of the French icon, A Tribute to Delphine Seyrig - Actress, Director and Activist, this weekend, 11-12 January, London's Institut Français will host a symposium investigating her activism and career, alongside a day of screenings of her video work. As the organisers of Saturday's symposium explain: ‘Filmmakers, curators … Continue reading Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

Down Claiborne + Q&A with director Moira Tierney, Irish Film Institute, 7 November 2019

Dublin's Irish Film Institute will be showing Moira Tierney's film Down Claiborne (2018) which investigates the historical and political underpinnings of the artistic traditions of Mardi Gras Indians in Tremé, New Orleans on Thursday 7 November 18:30. Defying a highway overpass that split their neighbourhood in two, the local community reclaim their territory using dynamic … Continue reading Down Claiborne + Q&A with director Moira Tierney, Irish Film Institute, 7 November 2019

Barbara Hammer’s Nitrate Kisses, Exchange Bristol, 21 August 2019

“Nitrate Kisses questions how history is recorded and encourages the viewer, gay or straight, to save scraps, letters, books, records, and snapshots in order to preserve our 'ordinary' lives as history.” - Barbara Hammer Barbara Hammer is a legend and pioneer of things queer and experimental, yet her films are barely accessible. Hammer died in … Continue reading Barbara Hammer’s Nitrate Kisses, Exchange Bristol, 21 August 2019

Frankfurt Women’s Film Days, 26 November – 1 December 2019

Save the date for the second edition of REMAKE: Frankfurt Women's Film Days Viewing History, Herstory in the Cinema Kinothek Asta Nielsen, 26 November - 1 December 2019 Men's history – the history of white, Western men – has blocked women's access to their own history for centuries. This only began to change in the … Continue reading Frankfurt Women’s Film Days, 26 November – 1 December 2019