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ZIFF2017 in collaboration with IIFF. The Business of Film. #jointfestival

August 26 - September 2
Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

The two prominent organisations in the Zimbabwe film industry, International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF), the flagship event of Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe (WFOZ); and the Zimbabwe International Film & Festival Trust (ZIFFT) are pleased to announce a JOINT FESTIVAL this year. IIFF will present its 16th edition of the festival in collaboration with the 19th edition of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF). In presenting this strategic cinematic collaboration, IIFF and ZIFF are taking this progressive step to facilitate cohesive and sustainable growth…

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The Off Hours w/ guest

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

Director Megan Griffiths is scheduled to be present. Inspired by Megan Griffiths’ own experience working the night shift, The Off Hours explores the loneliness and quiet longing of a life filled with casual encounters and transient friendships. Amy Seimetz (Tiny Furniture, Upstream Color, Alien: Covenant) alluringly commands the screen as Francine, a truck-stop waitress whose liberation from her mundane existence is long overdue. What she wants is out of reach—or is it that she’s lost track of wanting anything at…

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Real Artists at Escape Velocity

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Come see Real Artists at Escape Velocity 2017!! There will be a Q&A after the screening with director Cameo Wood. Pop Culture + Real Science = Escape Velocity Cutting-edge technology and panels on hard science and pop culture. Hands-on STEAM activities for kids. Amazing cosplay and evening events for adults. Screenings of ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ and ‘Metropolis’. Astronauts, authors, artists, gaming, drone-racing, and much more! Special guests include Cas Anvar, Marc Okrand, C. Alex Young PhD, Jamie Anderson,…

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Megan Griffiths – Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Program

September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm UTC-4
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

Megan Griffiths is a writer/director working in film and television. She recently directed two episodes of the Duplass Brothers’ HBO anthology series Room 104. Prior to this, Griffiths completed the thriller The Night Stalker, which she wrote and directed, starring Lou Diamond Phillips as serial killer Richard Ramirez. Her film Lucky Them, starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, and Johnny Depp, premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by IFC Films. Griffiths’ film…

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Eden w/ guest

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

Director Megan Griffiths is scheduled to be present. Eden is a chilling and excruciating look at the human-trafficking trade of underage girls. Winner of 2012 SXSW Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, the fictional film follows Hyun Jae (Jamie Chung), a young Korean American abducted and imprisoned in a Nevada brothel run by sleazy U.S. marshal Bob Gault (Beau Bridges). She is renamed Eden by her captors and learns the rest of her life will entail sex with strangers, making…

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Megan Griffiths Presents: We Need To Talk About Kevin

September 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm UTC-4
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

Megan Griffiths is scheduled to be present. A suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk About Kevin explores the fractious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Tilda Swinton, in a bracing, tour-de-force performance, plays the mother, Eva, as she contends for 15 years with the increasing malevolence of her first-born child, Kevin (Ezra Miller). Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, We Need to Talk About Kevin explores nature vs. nurture on…

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September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:18 pm EDT
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square - 350 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3X5 Canada
The Bigamist

The Bigamist (1953) directed by Ida Lupino   ARCHIVAL PRINT! Hoping to grow their family through adoption, travelling salesman Harry Graham (Edmond O'Brien) and his wife Eve (Joan Fontaine) apply to a kindly but thorough agency worker (Edmund Gwenn), who, in the course of his background checks, stumbles across Harry's secret: a second life with a second wife (Ida Lupino) in Los Angeles. Tackling a taboo subject that would be ripe material for an exploitative melodrama, Lupino instead shows much…

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Mundane History

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Deptford Cinema, 39 Deptford Broadway
London, London SE84PQ United Kingdom
$3.5 - $5
Mundane History

Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong’s ethereal first film has been widely praised as one of the most startling and original feature debuts of recent years. This seemingly ordinary, astutely structured family drama is a film with cosmic aspirations. The story of a paralyzed son, his elusive father, and the male nurse hired to take care of the wheelchair-bound patient parallels the emotional dynamic of a single home with the tumult of an entire country. Like its dichotomic title, the film gradually…

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Liverpool Pride Presents Kiki

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Picturehouse at FACT, 88 Wood St
Liverpool, Merseyside L14DQ United Kingdom

Plays as part of Liverpool Pride’s International Love Season. Director: Sara Jordenö. USA/Sweden 2016. 96 mins. Twenty-five years after Jenny Livingston’s seminal documentary Paris Is Burning, which shone a light on ’80s Harlem’s ballroom scene, this explosive and uplifting new documentary reveals one of the subculture’s contemporary descendants: the Kiki scene. Part activist movement, part artistic milieu, the Kiki community is a site of radical self-expression for young queer people of colour in New York City, whose ballroom competitions and…

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Clinton Street Resistance presents Clueless

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-7
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States

Jane Austen might never have imagined that her 1816 novel Emma could be turned into a fresh and satirical look at ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverly Hills high school. Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), both named after "great singers of the past that now do infomercials," are pampered upper-class girls who care less about getting good grades than wearing the right clothes and being as popular as possible. But Cher, who lives with her tough yet warm-hearted lawyer…

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September 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Diva Espresso and Sandwich Bar, 94 St. James's Street
Brighton, BN2 1TP United Kingdom

‘Mortido’ is a short film by Miska Morning who is a local film maker and surrealist. Her childhood memories have helped her to create this film in memory of her father, her work is somewhere between dark horror and a bittersweet fairy tale!

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The Goddess Project Movie Screening in Cork!

September 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+1
Cronin’s Pub, 1 Point Road, Crosshaven, Co. Cork. Ireland
Crosshaven, Ireland Ireland

A documentary sharing the stories of inspiring women from different walks of life who are overcoming their fears and pursuing the life of their dreams! Determined to empower the feminine voice, two aspiring filmmakers packed their lives into a school bus and hit the road for what became the most transformative adventure of their lives. Through powerful conversations with over 100 women from different walks of life, The Goddess Project gives an intimate look into the collective experience that women…

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Bleeding Pig Short Film Festival

September 4 @ 8:30 pm - September 6 @ 11:30 pm UTC+1
Keelings of Donabate, Main Street, Donabate
Donabate, Co Dublin Ireland

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival is delighted to feature its Short Film Event again this year afater a hugely successful event in 2016 Join us for three nights of exceptional Irish Short films. from Monday 4th-Wednesday 6th of September in the intimate surroundings of Keelings Pub, Donabate Co.Dublin. Come along and have a pint and watch some quality films. Over the three nights the schedule will include comedy, mystery, thriller, drama and animation from Irish filmmakers many of whom are…

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DirectedByWomen2017 – Tiny Furniture

September 5 @ 6:20 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+1
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

As part of our #DirectedByWomen2017 season, which will see us screening 52 films by female directors across the whole of 2017 in association with the F-Rating and Bechdel Test Film Fest, and in collaboration with Film London, we proudly present ....TINY FURNITURE. After graduating from film school, Aura (Lena Dunham) returns to New York to live with her photographer mother, Siri, and her sister, Nadine, who has just finished high school. Aura is directionless and wonders where to go next…

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Film School: Women Directing – Session 1

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-4
Naro Video, 1511 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States

The Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month. Each of the two sessions will have a short presentation followed by a discussion. Come to either or both! It’s free and open to everyone. Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 PM Sunday, September 24 at…

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Open City Documentary Festival

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - September 9 @ 11:00 pm BST
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road
London, London E1 4UJ United Kingdom
Small Talk

Including screenings of Libera Nos and the UK premiere of Small Talk  we are pleased to welcome the Open City Doc Fest to Genesis. Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. The festival takes place over six days in venues across London and the programme offers a chance to see the best in contemporary, international documentary as well as filmmaker Q&As, industry panels, workshops, networking and…

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The Punk Singer

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Leith Depot, 138 - 140 Leith Walk
Edinburgh, EH6 5DT United Kingdom

Reel Girl Film Club is proud to present our first screening: Sini Anderson’s inspiring and impactful documentary The Punk Singer explores the life of activist, singer and feminist icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the “riot grrrl” movement of the 1990s. Told through archive footage and intimate interviews with Hanna, The Punk Singer offers a never-before-seen view into the life of this fearless leader. Doors will open at 8pm, and there will be a short introduction…

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2017 Toronto International Film Festival

September 7 @ 9:00 am - September 17 @ 9:00 pm UTC-4
TIFF, 350 King Street W.
Toronto, ON M5V3X5 Canada

✨ From September 7–17, 2017, we take over downtown Toronto to celebrate the best in Canadian and international cinema, premiere some of the most anticipated titles in the film world, and help launch the careers of new and emerging filmmakers. 🎥 FILMS Our team of programmers travel the globe every year to bring you coveted titles and hidden gems, from red-carpet galas to first-time features to the best in doc, shock, horror, genre and fantasy cinema. See the current lineup:…

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Saltburn Film Club

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:57 pm BST
Saltburn Theatre, Albion Terrace
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire TS12 1JW United Kingdom

THEIR FINEST A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. Directed by Lone Scherfig. Starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy

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XXY directed by Lucía Puenzo – #DirectedbyWomen

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
IU Libraries Screening Room, 1320 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

For just about everybody, adolescence means having to confront a number of choices and life decisions, but rarely any as monumental as the one facing 15 year-old Alex (Ines Efron,) who was born an intersex child. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires to come for a visit at their house on the gorgeous Uruguayan shore, along with their 16-year-old son Ã�lvaro (Martin Piroyanski.) Alex is immediately attracted to the young man, which…

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New Digital Restoration of 1986 Desert Hearts

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - September 10 @ 4:00 pm UTC-7
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States

Five special screenings: Thursday, Sep 7 @ 7:00pm Friday, Sep 8 @ 4:00pm Saturday, Sep 9 @ 7:00pm, 9:00pm Sunday, Sep 10 @ 4:00pm Based on Jane Rule's novel Desert of the Heart (1964), Donna Deitch's narrative feature debut centers on a burgeoning lesbian romance between libertine casino worker Cay Rivvers (Patricia Charbonneau) and repressed university professor Vivian Bell (Helen Shaver) in Reno, Nevada in the late 1950s, a climate wherein being queer was...complicated. Landmark in its positive portrayal of…

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Near Dark

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Reliance, 76-78 North Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7 United Kingdom

Film Fringe pay tribute to on-screen bad boy Bill Paxton with a 30th anniversary screening of Kathryn Bigelow’s stylish and sexy horror Western Near Dark, one of the coolest vampire movies ever made. In what is now regarded as a classic of the vampire genre, a young man joins a traveling group of vampires. These misfits are more like redneck hillbillies than the decedent European vampires more frequently associated with the genre. Enjoy the film in the back room at…

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LANE 1974 at the Pickford Film Center

September 8 @ 9:00 am - September 14 @ 9:00 pm UTC-7
Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

LANE 1974 is coming to the Pickford Film Center September 8-14. Based on Clane Hayward’s memoir The Hypocrisy of Disco, LANE 1974 tells a true coming of age survival story. It's 1974. 13-year-old Lane lives on a beautiful Northern California commune, wild and free, until her mother, a rebel and iconoclast, alienates their small group from the security and safety of the community land. They begin moving from one unlikely situation to another, leaving normal life far behind. Scrounging for…

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The Madrik Project (Free Event)

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+5.5
Cuckoo Hostel & Commune, No. 561 6th F cross road Koramangala 6th block
Bangalore, 560034 India

Madrik – Sanskrit word for “To me” is a proposed collection of short films about the lives and times and art of an assorted selection of women writers and artists of India. The film is more a biographical portrait than a documentary about Women artists, some know others lesser known and some anonymous. The women writers and Artists portrayed are from across the India covering various regions, cultures, periods and Languages. The artist and writers will be selected by a…

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Open City Documentary Festival – Libera Nos

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+1
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road
London, London E1 4UJ United Kingdom

Open City Documentary Festival presents LIBERA NOS on Friday 8 September at Genesis Cinema. Book now at LIBERA NOS considers the return of exorcism in the contemporary world. Each year a growing number of people call their sense of unease “possession”. The Church answers to this spiritual emergency by nominating an increasing number of exorcist priests. Father Cataldo is one of the most sought-after exorcists in Sicily and has grown famous for his tireless fighting spirit. Every Tuesday, the…

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Notes on Feminist Process: Preview of Yours in Sisterhood

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
IU Libraries Screening Room, 1320 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States

Notes on Feminist Process: a Preview screening of Yours in Sisterhood Filmmaker Irene Lusztig is scheduled to be present. What might be revealed in the slippery space of inviting strangers to act out and respond to 1970s feminism in 2017? YOURS IN SISTERHOOD invites women, children, and men in communities all over the US to read aloud and respond to letters from the 1970s sent to the editor of Ms. Magazine–America’s first mainstream feminist magazine. The intimate, provocative, and sometimes…

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September 8 @ 11:59 pm - September 9 @ 1:30 am EDT
Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
Robot Carnival

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)! Director: Atsuko Fukushima, Hidetoshi Ômori, Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Hiroyuki Kitazume, Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Kôji Morimoto, Manabu Ôhashi, Takashi Nakamura, Yasuomi Umetsu Run Time: 90 min. Format: 35mm Rating: NR Starring: Keiko Hanagata, Kôji Moritsugu, Yayoi Maki This screening of Robot Carnival will feature a 35mm print of the U.S. theatrical dub of the film produced by Streamline Pictures. Released on video in Japan,…

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September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:47 pm EDT
Cinéma La Clef, 34 Rue Daubenton
Paris, 75005 France

Inédit en France Ce film raconte le retour d’une jeune femme dans son pays d’origine, le Cameroun, ses retrouvailles avec sa mère, retrouvailles construites autour des espaces revisités de leurs deux vécus. Deux parcours différents qui se croisent autour des traditions qui fondent leurs deux personnalités. Réalisé par Rosine MBAKAM, Belgique/Cameroun, 2016, 77’, documentaire, VOSF

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Femme Filmmaker Showcase

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-5
2112, 4245 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60641-1904 United States

A showcase of short films made by femmes all taking place at the 2112 space in Chicago, IL. Come out for a session of solid networking with industry professionals! Also enjoy a tour of your new preferred shooting location, 2112/ Fort Knox Studios Chicago Come celebrate what females have to offer the growing film industry in Chicago. Hosted by Women of the Now, Failure Films, and Flow Motion Media Attire: Cocktail. Dress to impress. Light refreshments provided. First drink is…

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Burbank Film Festival – Seeing is Believing: Women Direct

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7
AMC Burbank 16, 125 E. Palm Ave.
Burbank, CA United States

That's right LA peeps, the short doc of SIBWD is an Official Selection of the BURBANK FILM FESTIVAL! It's our LA PREMIERE! Come check out our Award-Winning short doc version of "Seeing is Believing: Women Direct" on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th at 10AM in the Documentary Shorts category at the AMC Theaters Burbank! See you there!

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