Festival Guests at Femspectives 2021

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Each year, Femspectives invites speakers and guests to participate in the festival. They may share their experiences with the audience, participate in or facilitate post-screening discussions and reflect on the films in the programme.

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A letter to our community

We are so grateful for every single person who has contributed to Femspectives in the past, attended our events or engaged with us in other ways. 

We started Femspectives in 2018 to create a platform for feminist storytelling in Glasgow and champion the creators of this work. We wanted to use film as a means of community building and provide opportunities for non-hierarchical conversations and learning experiences. Recent events have shown that we needed to take a step back and return to our starting point. We apologise for letting you down.

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Black Lives Matter: Anti-Racism Resources

Femspectives supports and stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and pledges to work against and challenge the systemic oppression and egregious violence that has been perpetrated on black lives.

As a white-led organisation that benefits from white privilege, we are examining our own complicity within the system. We are listening, learning and unlearning and have a long way to go. There are a lot of resources out there and we need to educate ourselves, without relying on our black friends, colleagues and families to shoulder that burden.

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Feminists in Quarantine: Femspectives At Home

These are unprecedented times and with the government’s lockdown announcement from last night (Monday, 23 March 2020), we will all spend a lot more time in our homes than we are used to – and that can get boring and isolating!

The Femspectives team got together and brainstormed ideas for how we could provide something to do that battles both of these things. And we are very happy to present –

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