All posts tagged: Femspectives 2019

Feminisms & Activism // A Call to Action

Free Period film still

Closing the festival with a celebration of work by kick-ass womxn working in Scotland!

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Various // UK
60m //  N/C 12+

Give the finger to the system! Come along and get inspired by a compilation of shorts produced in Scotland that will rile and encourage you to pick up a sign. Change comes in numerous ways and we all have a part to play in transforming the minds and the structures that exist in our society.

The screening will be followed by a discussion.

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Film programme

FREE PERIOD
D. Alison Piper // UK 2017 // 6m

REPRESENTING SCOTLAND
D. Noor Abdel-Razik // UK 2018 // 7m

NIGHT SHIFT
D. Ruth Reid // UK 2011 // 9m

MATCH DAY
D. Katie Mallinder // UK 2018 // 9m

TAKE YOUR PARTNERS
D. Siri 
Rødnes // UK 2015 // 10m

LOUD AND PROUD
D. Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi // UK 2018 // 1m

STICKERS
D. Natasha Lall // UK 2017 // 6m

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Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

Feminisms + Religion // 93Queen

Join us for the Scottish Premiere of Paula Eiselt’s 93Queen exploring the intersections of feminism and religion!

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D. Paula Eiselt // USA 2018
85m // N/C 12+ // Scottish Premiere

Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park in Brooklyn where a group of empowered womxn in the community band together to create the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps. Paula Eiselt’s assured first documentary is a thought-provoking meditation on the intersections of feminism and religion and how to fight the system from within.

The screening will be followed by a discussion.

Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

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Coming of Age // Too Late to Die Young

Join us for a screening of TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG, winner of the Leopard for Best Direction last year at Locarno!

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D. Dominga Sotomayor Castillo // Chile/Brazil/Argentina/Netherlands/Qatar 2018
110m // 15+

Drawing on inspiration from personal experiences, Dominga Sotomayor Castillo’s third feature is set in 1990s Chile following the fall of Pinochet’s regime. Young families liberated from the fascist regime want to build a new way of existence away from the excess of urban living. What awaits is a summer of coming age for different generations, mirrored by the coming of age of a country.

In partnership with Cinemaattic.

The screening will be followed by a discussion.

Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

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Self-discovery & Metamorphosis // Obscuro Barroco

Obscuro Barroco at Femspectives in Glasgow.

Join us for the Scottish Premiere of Evangelia Kranioti’s Teddy Award-winning OBSCURO BARROCO!

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D. Evangelia Kranioti // France/Greece 2018
59m // N/C 18+ // Scottish Premiere

An ethereal and transformative glimpse into gender and metamorphosis. With a fusion of colours Evangelia Kranioti explores the duality and political struggle that exists in Rio de Janeiro guided by the iconic transgender figure Luana Muniz (1961-2017).

The screening will be followed by a discussion.

Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

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Discussion // History & Womxn’s Histories

Let’s deep dive into history and the way womxn have been excluded from the narrative!

An open forum discussion focusing on the ways womxn have been excluded and minimised through history, the role of the archive and how cultural memory is produced.

This event is free but ticketed.
 
This event has BSL interpretation.

Speaker Line-Up

GAURI RAJE

Gauri Raje is an anthropologist and storyteller who works in the UK and India with adults and migrant groups. She is especially interested in the concepts of witnessing in storytelling, translation and multilingualism and embodied nature of creating stories. She has been working with organisations such as Theatre of Witness in Northern Ireland and England, Fusion Arts in Oxford, AwazFM in Glasgow and is a co-author of a book ‘Making Lives, Making Communities: Scottish Asians in Glasgow’. Her current workshops in India are based on practises of attuning to the land through play and sensory mapping work, using practises of storytelling and immersing the body in particular areas. She is a core group member of Tellers without Borders and a member of the Directory of Scottish Storytellers. She tells stories regularly over UK, Europe and India.

 

MHAIRI BRENNAN

Mhairi Brennan has worked for several years as a television archive producer and her credits include Scotland’s Home Movies (BBC4), Boycotts and Broken Dreams (BBC1), Million Dollar American Princesses (Smithsonian Channel), and America: The Story of Us (History Channel), as well as a range of programmes for BBC Scotland about the 2014 Scottish independence referendum. She is currently completing a PhD in the Film and Television Department at the University of Glasgow, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. Her doctoral research focuses on the influence of television archive material on cultural memory, using BBC Scotland’s coverage of the 2014 Scottish independence referendum as a case study.

 

LAYLA-ROXANNE HILL

Layla-Roxanne Hill is a Director of The Ferret and a writer/artist/activist interested in decolonialism, intersectional feminism and media democracy. She holds positions within the National Union of Journalists and is Chair of the Scottish TUC Black Workers’ Committee. Layla-Roxanne has co-authored a chapter in Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Critical Events (Routledge).

 

Supported by Screen Scotland.

Womxn’s Histories // Surname Viet Given Name Nam

Join us for a screening of Trin T. Minh-ha’s archival classic SURNAME VIET GIVEN NAME NAM and discussion on womxn’s histories!

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D. Trin T. Minh-ha // Vietnam/USA 1989
108m // N/C 15+

Through the use of testimony and archival footage Trin T. Minh-ha pieces together a history of Vietnamese women in society following the Vietnam War and examines this incisive time through their eyes. Surname Viet Given Name Nam gives a voice to those who have been deemed voiceless in Vietnamese society.

This film is followed by an extended discussion about womxn’s histories at 3.45 pm.

This event has BSL interpretation.

Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

Womxn Networking Brunch

Come along and enjoy brunch on us! Meet up with fellow Glasgow-based creatives, filmmakers and feminists to chat about your experiences and what you’re working on. Find potential collaborators and create ties across film and feminism.

This event is free but ticketed and food will be provided by us. There will be veggie and vegan options, but if you have any other dietary requirements, please get in touch at femspectives@gmail.com.

* Womxn and non-binary people only (trans-inclusive).*

Supported by Screen Scotland.

Femspectives Opening Film // Touch Me Not

Come along and celebrate Femspectives’ first edition and watch Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winning first feature TOUCH ME NOT!

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18:30 (doors open) 19:00 (film starts)

D. Adina Pintilie //  Romania/Germany 2018
123m // 18+

Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winning first feature Touch Me Not takes a nuanced approach of exploring intimacy, bodies and sexual desires. Pintilie shatters genre expectations and embodies a form which straddles the line between reality and fiction to create a safe space for self-expression.

Tickets to this event are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! And, if you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please cancel your order or let us know so that it can be used by someone else. Click here for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

Supported by Screen Scotland.

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Programme Launch: Femspectives 2019

Femspectives 2019 Brochure

The COMPLETE programme for Femspectives 2019 – the feminist film festival in Glasgow – is now available!

Download the programme overview here or check out full event details in our Events section!

Femspectives 2019 will take place at Kinning Park Complex from 22-24 March 2019. The venue is wheelchair accessible and tickets are sold on a sliding scale from £0-£8. Tickets are available online and at the door, subject to availability.

Further access information can be found here and ticketing information here.

Ticketing Info – Femspectives 2019

Tickets to all events at Femspectives 2019 are priced on a Pay What You Can basis from £0 to £8 (in £2 increments). You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! Read on for a rough guide to help you decide what you can afford to pay.

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