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Feminist Film Festival

Feminist film festival

30th – 31st August 2014

The programme has been announced for the Feminist Film Festival, Ireland’s first independent, stand-alone, weekender ‘Feminist Film Festival’. The festival programme includes the Irish premiere of Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, a documentary about world-renowned US Emmy and Tony winner who passed away last month.

 

The Programme

About the programme, Festival Director Karla Healion said, “We want the programme to be both accessible and interesting, and of course to celebrate great female film-makers, character portrayals and the stories of women”.

Saturday August 30th:

  • 11.30am: Bananas on the Breadboards – 2009, 54mins (+ short film) [5 euro]
  • 1pm: Persepolis – 2007, 96mins (+ short film) [10 euro]
  • 3.15pm: Orlando – 1992, 94mins (+ short film) [10 euro]

Sunday August 31st:

  • 11.30am: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles – 1975, 201mins [10 euro]
  • 3pm: Fish Tank – 2009, 123mins (+ short film) [10 euro]
  • 5.30pm: Elaine Stritch, Shoot Me – 2014, 81mins (IRISH PREMIERE) (+ short film) [10 euro]
  • 7.15pm: Final event – 2 x screenings: The Irreducible Difference of the Other (2013, 27mins) & She Had her Gun All Ready (1978, 27mins) and Q&A with the director Vivienne Dick – 90mins [10 euro]

(The short film details will be announced next week)

 

About the Festival

This film festival is a totally independent event and ALL profits from the festival will go to Sasane in Nepal (sasane.org.np), a non-profit charity organisation run by and for victims of sex trafficking who provide women with education, support and training. No money will be taken for admin or processing from the profits, 100% will go to Sasane, who are supported and endorsed by international non-profit Planeterra (planeterra.org).

To see the festival’s mision statement, as well as some facts and figures about why it’s important to support and celebrate women in film, visit the feminist film festival website.

 
Tickets are available on the door or on entertainment.ie from August 9th