With the 2015 edition of the London Feminist Film Festival kicking off in less than a week, we thought we would get you in the mood by offering you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the screening of Yaba Badoe’s award-winning documentary The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo.
Almost entirely crowdfunded, The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo tells the story of the prolific and influential Ghanaian novelist of the same name, who has given a voice to the experiences and conditions faced by African women, and charts her creative journey spanning almost seven decades.
Watch the film trailer here:
To win a pair of tickets to the screening at the Tricycle Cinema on Saturday 22nd August at 8:30pm, just answer the question below:
What is the full name of the main protagonist in Ama Ata Aidoo’s classic novel Changes: A Love Story, published in 1993?
Please email your answer to email@example.com by noon on Tuesday 18th August. We will draw the correct answers from a virtual hat and the winner will be notified by 8pm the same day.
When we announced the programme a few weeks ago, we mentioned that for the first time in LFFF herstory there would be a festival pass to all of the screenings. This unfortunately proved not possible in the end and therefore you will only be able to buy individual tickets for all of the screenings. We just wanted to confirm this to avoid any confusion!
To make up for this, we have five of our lovely shiny LFFF 2015 posters to give away!! Buy tickets online between now and the end of Saturday 15 August to be in with a chance of winning. Just forward your confirmation email to firstname.lastname@example.org by end of Saturday 15 August. Each ticket = one entry into the competition. We’ll draw the winners out of a hat and they can collect their prizes at the festival! Buy your tickets here. Good luck, and have a lovely weekend!
Just to notify you of an important change to our programme.
We’ve changed the screening of the film Esther Broner: A Weave of Women from Friday 21 August to Sunday 23 August. We had inadvertently scheduled this brilliant film about a pioneer of Jewish feminism to coincide with the Sabbath, which would have meant that many Jewish people could not attend. Apologies for any inconvenience this change may cause, but we hope you understand our reasons.
This film will now be the final session of LFFF 2015, at 8.45 pm on Sunday 23 August at the Tricycle in Kilburn. We are busy arranging some fantastic panellists for this session, which will be chaired by Mekella Broomberg from JW3 – more details in due course.
To give you a taste of the film, watch the short trailer below!
Tickets available here!
Have a happy weekend!
Tickets are now on sale for all sessions at both venues for LFFF 2015! Get them while they’re hot!
This year we have sessions at independent art deco cinema the Rio and Brent cultural hub the Tricycle, both great venues with large screens and good transport links.
We’re organising some great panel discussions to follow the screenings, with exciting and varied feminist speakers. Details are updated on our Facebook event pages and on the website as new speakers are confirmed, so keep an eye out!
The festival is less than three weeks away now: 20 to 23 August. We hope you can join us and be a part of LFFF 2015!
LFFF 2015 is just four weeks away and today we have announced our programme for the festival!
The third edition of the festival will see eight screenings of a total of 15 films, at two venues – the Rio cinema in Dalston and the Tricycle cinema in Kilburn.
Kicking the festival off at 6.30pm on Thursday 20 August will be Through the Lens of Hip Hop: UK Women, about women in hip hop in the UK. We’re very pleased that both directors of the film will be joining us for a Q&A after the screening.
On Friday we’re at the Tricycle for Esther Broner, a film about the little-known world of Jewish feminism.
We have a fundraiser for Rape Crisis at 1.30pm on Saturday 22 August, with US film It Happened Here, about activism around sexual assault at universities.
Our Feminist Classic this year will be Cynthia Scott’s widely acclaimed 1990 film The Company of Strangers, a feature about a group of older women stranded in the Canadian countryside. A charming, unusual, feel-good film, this will be a fantastic way to round off LFFF 2015.
Tickets will be on sale soon. In the mean time, have a look at the programme, put it in your diary and spread the word! 🙂
Submissions for the 2015 London Feminist Film Festival are now closed.
The response to this year’s call for submissions has been amazing and we have received a very interesting and diverse mix of films from all over the world. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported the London Feminist Film Festival by submitting their film(s) for our consideration.
Watch this space as the dates and venue(s) for the 2015 London Feminist Film Festival will be revealed soon.
Good news! We have decided to extend our submission deadline to the end of May, to allow more of you to send us your amazing feminist films.
Submission details are here: https://londonfeministfilmfestival.com/2015-submissions/