Tune in right now to watch the #SJIWFF32 festival lineup press conference: womensfilmfestival.com/pressconference. #NLArts
First up at today’s virtual #SJIWFF32 press conference, our Board Chair, Angela Antle. Get ready for her to reveal this year's festival lineup! #NLArts
#SJIWFF32 has had a record number of submissions this year: 950 films! Of those selected, 59% are Canadian, and we have 11 local films.
We’re reaching beyond Newfoundland and Labrador for this year’s online edition of the festival; films will be available to watch in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Ontario. Tell all your friends! #SJIWFF32 #NLArts
Our Opening Feature is the highly anticipated coming-of-age film Night Blooms by Halifax-based writer/director and #SJIWFF alumni Stephanie Joline: shorturl.at/qGS57. #SJIWFF32
Our closing feature, sponsored by @RBC, is @thenfb doc Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy by British Columbian writer/director and #SJIWFF alumni Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers: shorturl.at/opxCQ. #SJIWFF32
We’re also including two local @RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award-winning films with our closing feature, La Véillée by @kerrinrafuse and Proximity by @jmeleemiller: shorturl.at/opxCQ. #SJIWFF32 #MJAward #NLArts
#SJIWFF32 will include a feature presentation of @CBC Shorts, anchored by the stunning documentary Dropstones. This program showcases local landscapes in Fogo, Bay Bulls, and Labrador. Learn more: shorturl.at/cnvGU. #NLArts
Next up at our #SJIWFF32 press conference is Dorian Rowe, Executive Director and Film Commissioner of the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation. Thanks for your kind words about the impact of the festival and your continued support, Dorian! #NLArts
Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, @PamNParsons is now bringing greetings on behalf of our long-time supporter, @GovNL. #SJIWFF32
“We received nearly 1,000 film submissions from all over the world. So I can truly say that this year’s lineup, it’s the best of the best.” #SJIWFF32 Executive Director, @jenntvbrown.
Jenn continues, “59% of all of the directors featured this year are Black, Indigenous or women of colour.” #SJIWFF32 #NLArts #WomenInFilm
ED @jenntvbrown will be stepping away from the festival for a few months, and she offers a warm welcome to interim executive director, Trina Ralph. We’ll miss you, Jenn! #SJIWFF32
#SJIWFF32 has created a new Accessibility Pass to give access to all the films in this year’s lineup with captioning or full subtitles - which is 70% of our entire lineup! Learn more: womensfilmfestival.com/accessibility. #NLArts A red rectangle with the following text, "#sjiwff32 acc
Our Industry Pass will be available for FREE this year! The pass will give access to all our Film Industry Forum online events, panels, and masterclasses. Full details will be announced on September 27 - stay tuned. #SJIWFF32 #WomenInFilm
The @DGCTalent Visionaries event will honour and celebrate prolific director Deborah Chow whose credits include The Mandalorian, Better Call Saul, and the forthcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi. #SJIWFF32
Want to hear more about our feature films? Follow this 🧵 ⬇️ #SJIWFF32
Subjects of Desire was directed/produced/written by @justjenholness, and director Mari Walker’s See You Then, both premiered at #SXSWfilm. Find more info on the films: womensfilmfestival.com/sjiwff32 #SJIWFF32
#Berlinale-premiered Language Lessons, the feature directing debut by @nataliemorales, co-written with @MarkDuplass: shorturl.at/loF15. #SJIWFF32
Fresh from #TIFF_21, director/writer Heather Hatch’s documentary Wochiigii lo End of the Peace. Learn more: shorturl.at/rvyMT. #SJIWFF32
Blerta Basholli's three-time winner at Sundance and Kosovo’s official entry for the Oscars' international feature category, Hive: shorturl.at/fiEQZ. #SJIWFF32
Directed by Azadeh Bizargiti, and a winner at the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Iranian documentary Woodgirls – A Duet for a Dream: shorturl.at/tvxH7. #SJIWFF32
Winner of the @hotdocs film festival's Special Jury Prize, One of Ours by Haitian-Canadian director/writer Yasmine Mathurin: shorturl.at/glwDN. #SJIWFF32
Director/writer/producer (and chef @bitchinkitchen) Nadia Giosia’s rock doc We Are The Menstruators, recently screened at #FantasiaFest: shorturl.at/isDG6. #SJIWFF32
A standout in @berlinale’s Panorama program, Celts, directed by Milica Tomovic: shorturl.at/dDJ37. #SJIWFF32
Shelley Thompson’s feature directorial debut, Dawn, Her Dad & The Tractor, which premiered at @InsideOutTO: shorturl.at/lqsIT. #SJIWFF32
Don’t forget that #SJIWFF32 will be entirely virtual again this year. Our online Box Office is NOW OPEN. Get your tickets and passes today! 🎟️ womensfilmfestival.com/boxoffice2021
Congratulations to all our filmmakers! 🎉 Watch our trailer and find the full #SJIWFF32 lineup at womensfilmfestival.com. Films made by women, for everyone!
Thank you to our sponsors + supporters @telefilm_canada @CBC @GovNL @CanadaCouncil @NLArtsCouncil Government of Canada @RBC @CityOfStJohns #SJIWFF32 (1/2)

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