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May 2018

46 Years in the Future – Women’s Film Festivals, then and now

May 5, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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Femspectives presents: 46 Years in the Future – Women’s Film Festivals, then and now, Saturday 5th May, 12.30pm to 5pm, 18+ Check out the event FAQ here! In 1972 the Edinburgh International Film Festival hosted the UK’s first women’s film festival, which was entirely dedicated to the cinematic achievements of women directors. 31 films were screened with the hope to change the canon and film history forever.…

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June 2018

MADRES with Cinemaattic

June 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Cinemaattic & Femspectives presents MADRES Guerrilla film collective Cinemaattic is back with the finest contemporary films from Spain and Latin American countries. This June we've teamed up with them for a special programme before the summer break. You have no fucking idea how hard it is. So this one is for them, Mothers. It turns that some of our favourite films of the year were mother-themed or presenting not-so-typical…

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October 2018

NEW MOON (European Premiere) with Africa in Motion

October 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Andrew Stewart Cinema, 9 University Ave
Glasgow, G12 8QQ United Kingdom
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This poetic film weaves together childhood images, meditative musings and documentary footage as we follow the journey of director Philippa Ndisi-Herrmann’s conversion to Islam. She shares with us her strong affinity to Rumi poetry and guides us through her creative process as she is tasked with making a film about the building of a new port in Lamu, Kenya. As she gets lost in the…

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November 2018

WARU with Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival

November 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Waru film

Presented as part of Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival and sponsored by the University of Glasgow’s School of Culture and Creative Arts ‘Inclusive/Exclusive’ series. A powerful drama co-directed by eight Māori women directors – Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, Chelsea Cohen, Renae Maihi, Paula Jones, Awanui Simich-Pene – Waru is an exploration of abuse, shame and healing. The film comprises eight unedited sequences each…

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December 2018

A WOMAN CAPTURED (Critical Forum) with Document

December 2, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick St
Glasgow, G1 1TF United Kingdom
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Free – £8
A Woman Captured

Presented as part of Document Human Rights Film Festival. A Woman Captured (Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, Germany/Hungary 2017) reveals the shocking phenomenon of modern-day slavery in the heart of Europe. It follows Marish, a 52-year-old Hungarian woman who has been serving as a family housekeeper for a decade, working 20 hours a day without pay. With no ID, no bed to sleep in and only leftover scraps to eat…

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Preview: RBG + Q&A at Glasgow Film Theatre

December 30, 2018 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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RBG documentary screening at Glasgow Film Theatre

At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior's rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG is a revelatory documentary…

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January 2019

FATMA 75 + North African Food with Africa in Motion

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MILK Cafe, 452 Victoria Road
Glasgow, G42 8YU United Kingdom
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Fatma 75

Join us for food and a screening of FATMA 75, a groundbreaking 1975 feminist documentary by Tunisian filmmaker Selma Baccar! FATMA 75 directed by Selma Baccar, Tunisia 1976 (60 min). *** TICKETS are sold on a sliding scale - £0-8, pay what you can. Get them here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-fatma-75-north-african-food-tickets-53949566606 Here is our rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay: https://femspectives.com/ticketing-information/ ***…

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