Axels of violence: the portrayal of abuse in I, Tonya

If the Tonya media spectacle was big in 1994, it is potentially even bigger now with the release of I, Tonya (2017, dir. Gillespie) during a year which also saw the 23rd Winter Olympics. The film has already been praised for its consciously subjective and nuanced portrayal of abuse and violence; and although she didn’t … Continue reading Axels of violence: the portrayal of abuse in I, Tonya

Submissions for LFFF 2018 are now OPEN!

Submissions for the 2018 London Feminist Film Festival are now open and we are now accepting submissions to the festival via FilmFreeway. The earlybird deadline for submissions is 15 February 2018 and the regular deadline is 15 May 2018. To submit your film to LFFF2018 please click on the button below: We look forward to … Continue reading Submissions for LFFF 2018 are now OPEN!

LFFF2017 – that’s a wrap!

What a fantastic last day at LFFF2017! The afternoon started off with a powerful session on violence against women and girls, with three fantastic films. The panel, chaired by Camille Kumar of Women & Girls Network, discussed honour-based violence, giving a voice through film to those who are not usually heard, and the current funding problems for … Continue reading LFFF2017 – that’s a wrap!