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Feminist Film Festival Program Announced


Friday, October 30th – Sunday, November 1st

The Feminist Film Festival is delighted to announce its 2015 programme, which includes the IRISH PREMIERE of She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a documentary charting the U.S. women’s movement between 1966-1971.

The festival is to help counteract the mis/under representation of women in film, as well as fund-raise in aid of Sasane, Nepal.

The festival is €10 per film screening (one feature and one short), as well as a panel discussion and free talks.

All profits go to charity. Their fund-raising is now being MATCHED EURO FOR EURO by international non-profit Planeterra (


3pm: Opening Wine Reception
4pm: Cléo de 5 à 7 /Cléo from 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda, 1962) + short €10

Screening sponsored by DCU, School of Communications

6pm: The screening will be followed by a talk on the ‘Achievements of Women in Film’ (upstairs in The New Theatre) – ticketed but free

Halloween horror special!

12 noon: The Babadook (Jennifer Kent, 2014) + short – €10
2:15pm: The screening will be followed by a talk on ‘Women in Horror’ (upstairs in The New
Theatre) – ticketed but free
3:15pm: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (Mary Dore, 2014) + short – €10

To mark the IRISH PREMIERE of the film at the Feminist Film Festival, Mary Dore will
introduce her film with a pre-recorded message, answering fans’ questions.


12pm: Whip It (Drew Barrymore, 2009) + short €10 (PG Rating, suitable for older children)
2:30: SHORT FILM TRIPLE BILL: Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren, 1943), The
Delian Mode (Kara Blake, 2009), The Body Beautiful (Ngozi Onwurah, 1990) – €10
4pm: Shinjuku Boys (Kim Longinotto and Jano Williams, 1995) + short – €10
5:30pm: Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey (Lelia Doolan, 2011) + short + panel – €10
7:30pm: PANEL DISCUSSION: Forms of Feminist Film: Fiction, Non¬fiction, Experimental (panel included in ticket for Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey)

Panel sponsored by Maynooth University, Department of Media Studies

Tickets are available online at:

For full information on the films, visit the Feminist Film Festival’s website.