All posts tagged: Femspectives 2020

Femspectives Closing 2020 | MADE IN SCOTLAND

Join us for the final event of Femspectives 2020 – a selection of short films produced in Scotland.

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Event Space, 19:30 Start

MADE IN SCOTLAND
Scotland | English, Gaelic, Punjabi | 70′ | N/C 15+

Showcasing some of the most talented womxn making films in Scotland. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to check out an eclectic mix of films and support the amazing work that is being produced locally.

MEET ME BY THE WATER, Raisah Ahmed 2016 | 15′
BODY OF WATER, Annie Crabtree 2018 | 18′
GLUE, Eleanor Capaldi 2019 | 5′
MY BEATING VOICE, AMINA with Lena Abbas 2018 | 17′
DUCK DAZE, Alison Piper 2019 | 15′

The film is followed by a post-screening discussion.

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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.

OPEN FORUM DISCUSSION | It’s Complicated: Intergenerational Dialogue

Building on the films in the strand IT’S COMPLICATED, this Open Forum Discussion will focus on the complexity of womxn’s relationships on screen and the power of intergenerational dialogue.

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Canteen, 18:00-19:00

Moving away from the womxn’s friendship trope, IT’S COMPLICATED takes a more in-depth and nuanced approach to exploring relationships among womxn.

Films in this strand include: BORDERS, THE ARCHIVETTES and THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN.

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This event is part of the strand IT’S COMPLICATED.

THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN

Join us for Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn’s collaborative feature THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN.

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Event Space, 15:45 Start

THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn | Canada/Norway 2019 | English | 105′ | N/C 12+

A chance encounter between two indigenous womxn, based on a transformative experience in director Elle-Máijá Tailfeather’s life. A story of resilience, THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN is an intimate and complex portrayal of the aftermath of domestic abuse.

This event is part of the strand IT’S COMPLICATED.

 

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.

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WORKSHOP | Having Difficult Conversations

When we live in a world where people hold increasingly divisive opinions and beliefs, how do we communicate effectively on the issues we are most passionate about? In a workshop based on training by Hope not Hate, we will be exploring different strategies to help engage in deep listening and honest talking.

Free, but ticketed. | Get tickets here.

Canteen, 13:00-15:00

This workshop is presented by Meghan O’Neill, in partnership with Oxfam Scotland.

This event is part of the strand COLLECTIVE MEMORY: TRAUMA & NATION.

OVERSEAS

Join us for the Scottish premiere of Sung-A Yoon’s documentary OVERSEAS.

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Event Space, 13:00 Start

OVERSEAS
Sung-A Yoon | France/Belgium 2019 | Tagalog, Ilonggo, English | 88′ | 12+

Scottish Premiere

OVERSEAS is a glimpse into the lives of young Filipino womxn training to be domestic workers abroad. Exploring themes around workers’ rights and modern day slavery it is an intimate and empathetic portrait of the economic and social pressures facing womxn.

The film is followed by a post-screening discussion.

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This screening is presented in collaboration with Engender.

This event is part of the strand COLLECTIVE MEMORY: TRAUMA & NATION.

 

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.

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THE AWAKENING OF THE ANTS

Join us for the UK premiere of Antonella Sudasassi Furniss’s latest feature film THE AWAKENING OF THE ANTS.

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Event Space, 20:45 Start

THE AWAKENING OF THE ANTS
Antonella Sudasassi Furniss | Costa Rica 2019 | Spanish | 94′ | N/C 12+

Scottish Premiere

Caught between the domestic pressure of her in-laws and her husband’s dream of a third child, Isa struggles to make space for her own desires. THE AWAKENING OF THE ANTS shows a womxn at a breaking point, awakening to her own long-suppressed sexuality and taking charge of her life.

The screening is presented in partnership with Cinemaattic.

This event is part of the strand AUTONOMY.

 

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.

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OPEN FORUM DISCUSSION | I TOLD MY MUM I WAS ON AN R.E. TRIP

Join us for Lindy Heymann’s mid-length documentary I TOLD MY MUM I WAS ON AN R.E. TRIP, followed by an Open Forum Discussion.

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Canteen, 18:15-20:00

I TOLD MY MUM I WAS ON AN R.E. TRIP

Lindy Heymann | UK 2018 | English | 42′ | N/C 12+

Based on real interview recordings, I TOLD MY MUM I WAS ON AN R.E. TRIP explores issues around abortion in a mix of song and spoken word.

The screening is followed by an Open Forum Discussion about reproductive rights.

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This event is part of the strand AUTONOMY.

 

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.

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MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE

Join us for the UK premiere of Jo Schmeiser’s documentary MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE.

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Event Space, 18:00 Start

MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE
Jo Schmeiser | Austria 2019 | German, French, Dari | 98′ | N/C 12+

UK Premiere

A journey through time, MOMENTS OF RESISTANCE reflects on the connections between historical resistance and the current political landscape. Amplifying the voices of politically engaged womxn the film fosters hope for solidarity and inclusion.

The film is followed by a post-screening discussion.

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This screening is presented in collaboration with Document Film Festival.

This event is part of the strand COLLECTIVE MEMORY: TRAUMA & NATION.

 

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.

LITTLE MISS WESTIE

Join us for the Scottish premiere of Joy E. Reed & Dan Hunt’s documentary LITTLE MISS WESTIE.

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Canteen, 15:45 Start

LITTLE MISS WESTIE
Joy E. Reed & Dan Hunt | USA 2019 | English | 75′ | N/C 12+

Scottish Premiere

Coached by her older brother Luca, Ren McCarthy is the first trans-girl to compete in the Lil Miss Westie Pageant. LITTLE MISS WESTIE follows the two trans-gender siblings as they navigate puberty, school, transitioning and gender norms during the Trump era.

The film is followed by a post-screening discussion.

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This is a Relaxed Screening.

This event is part of the strand AUTONOMY.

 

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.

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AFTER WINTER COMES SPRING

Join us for a retrospective screening of Helke Misselwitz’s 1988 film AFTER WINTER COMES SPRING.

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Event Space, 15:30 Start

AFTER WINTER COMES SPRING

Helke Misselwitz | Germany 1988 | German | 116′ | N/C 12+

One year before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Helke Misselwitz travelled through the GDR to meet womxn of different ages and social classes. AFTER WINTER COMES SPRING chronicles a state (of mind) that is now a thing of the past.

This screening is presented in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Glasgow.

This event is part of the strand COLLECTIVE MEMORY: TRAUMA & NATION.

 

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.

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