Women+Film Festival is a six-day showcase of documentaries, narratives and short films celebrating the best in women-centric programming; both by and about women. These thought-provoking stories of women from around the world are sure to engage, inspire, and educate all audiences – both male and female – that come to see them. See the entire line-up and download our programming sheet. Stay up to date about all things Women+Film by signing up for our newsletter.
All Access Pass
The best way to experience the Women+Film Festival is with an All Access Pass! You receive one (1) ticket to all film screenings, including Opening and Closing Night, receptions, and special events!
The Limited Access Pass provides you with one (1) ticket to all regular film screenings and the Closing Night film and reception. If you want access to the Opening night Reception go for the All Access Pass!
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Closing Night reception precedes film at 6:00pm
On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare’s words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blown rebel in the hospital; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she fights for her voice and her freedom. At a tipping point for otherness in our current climate, The Sounding champions it. On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare’s words.
Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 pm, Reception to follow screening in Henderson's Lounge
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Filmmakers from The Plural of Blood and Lily 'N' Rose in attendance!
This shorts program features narrative and documentary films from around the world and here in our backyard. Touching on modern movements and issues, historical biographies, and personal experiences for both young and old, these films by and about women pack an emotional punch for a brief duration.
Pre-film introduction and post-film discussion led by Melinda Barlow, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Blue Sky (1994) is a fascinating portrait of an emotionally volatile marriage set against the backdrop of U.S. nuclear testing in 1962.
Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother, and sharecropper was gang-raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women, spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists.