About

Femspectives is a film series and festival in Glasgow. It provides a platform for feminist storytelling and safe spaces for conversations about feminisms, social issues, and politics. To find out more, check out our Mission Statement, our Equalities & Diversity Policy and our Safe Space Policy.

Find out about our regular events here.

The first Femspectives film festival was held from 22-24 March 2019 at Kinning Park Complex. Find out more about the full programme of events here!

Meet the team

Lauren Clarke, Co-Founder & Festival Producer

Lauren studied film exhibition and curation at the University of Edinburgh and has worked for many festivals, including Toronto International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Glasgow Film Festival, Sheffield Doc Fest and Africa in Motion Film Festival.

Kathi Kamleitner, Co-Founder & Festival Producer

Kathi is currently pursuing a PhD on women’s film festivals at the University of Glasgow and has worked with festivals such as Berlin International Film Festival, achtung berlin film festival, and Africa in Motion Film Festival.

Both, Lauren and Kathi have been involved with feminist film curation in Glasgow and beyond for years. Femspectives is their first collaborative project and an expression of their shared interest in feminist cinema and politics.

Advisory Board

Dr Lizelle Bisschoff: Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow; Founder of Africa in Motion Film Festival.
Sanne Jehoul: Producer and Programmer of Glasgow Short Film Festival, Co-Producer and Programmer of Document Human Rights Film Festival
Amanda Craig: Founder of She’s En Scene, a women-only community cinema
Raisah Ahmed: Glasgow-based writer and filmmaker

Photo by Ingrid Mur.

Logo & graphic design by Jen Devonshire.