Nam June Paik: The Future is Now - Tate Modern - Prices TBA
Sep
17
to Feb 9

Nam June Paik: The Future is Now - Tate Modern - Prices TBA

This massive retrospective is going to remind us how Nam June Paik, video art pioneer, prophesied the impact that new technologies and mass media would have had on society. It will feature his playful and innovative works from throughout his five-decade career, as well as his collaborations with some of the most influential avant-garde artists, including Charlotte Moorman, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Joseph Beuys and Fluxus.

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LA FEMME FILM FESTIVAL 
Oct
17
to Oct 20

LA FEMME FILM FESTIVAL 

Beverly Hills female filmmakers festival. 2019 edition will run from the 17th to the 20th October and submissions for 2020 are going to open early in the year. The prizes for the various categories are a crystal award, gifts and prizes valued up to $3,000 and the Distribution Partner offers distribution deals annually to those selected to screen. 

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Dora Maar - Tate Modern - £13
Nov
20
to Mar 15

Dora Maar - Tate Modern - £13

This is the largest retrospective on Dora Maar ever held in UK. Organised by Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Paris and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. A collection of Maar’s surrealist photomontages, photographies and paintings. The exhibition celebrates her sensual eye for the unusual and unexpected.

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LONDON FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL
Jan
1
to Dec 31

LONDON FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL

The are on a break in 2019, but we wait the 2020 subscriptions to open! The London Feminist Film Festival is an independent festival created in 2012. The festival aims to support female filmmakers while starting a conversation on feminist issues.

https://londonfeministfilmfestival.com

https://filmfreeway.com/LondonFeministFilmFestival2018

https://www.facebook.com/LondonFeministFilmFestival/

https://www.instagram.com/londonfeministfilmfestival/

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WOMEN’S VOICES NOW - ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL
Mar
1
to Mar 31

WOMEN’S VOICES NOW - ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL

Interesting documentary online festival. The selected films are made by women and/or about women’s social, economic, and political issues. Films by all genders are eligible for entry. Cash prices from $500 (for Outstanding Youth Film) to $3000 (for Leslie J. Sacks Grand Prize Award for Best Film). The submission for 2020 are opening in September 2019. The online event will then be in March 2020. 

https://www.womensvoicesnow.org

https://filmfreeway.com/WomensVoicesNow

https://www.facebook.com/WomensVoicesNow

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Feminista Film Festival
Sep
27
to Sep 28

Feminista Film Festival

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire audiences and connect women and girls to female role models.

Our Beliefs

We believe that stories about female role models need a stronger voice.

We believe the documentary film is a uniquely inspirational and engaging form of storytelling.

We believe a film festival dedicated to celebrating female role models can spark connections and motivate all of us to think and act differently.

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WOMEN OVER 50 FILM FESTIVAL
Sep
20
to Sep 22

WOMEN OVER 50 FILM FESTIVAL

As it’s suggested, the films to be eligible have to have a woman over 50 at its centre on screen or have a woman over 50 in the core creative team (writer, director or producer). And we love it! WOFFF19 runs from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September in Depot, Lewes BN7 2JS. New submissions are gonna open in early 2020. The prizes are for Best Drama, Best Documentary, Best animation, Best experimental, Audience Choice award, Best Student Film and The Shedunnit Productions Prize.

http://wofff.co.uk

https://filmfreeway.com/WomenOver50FilmFestival

https://www.facebook.com/wo50ff/

https://www.instagram.com/wo50ff/

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UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL
Sep
13
to Sep 22

UNDERWIRE FESTIVAL

It’s the UK largest female short film festival and is now BAFTA recognised.

It was founded in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell. 

The festival awards for Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Editing, Cinematography, Sound Design, Composing, Production Design and Animation, and any short film that has a woman in one of those roles is eligible. 

With the opening night on the 13th of September, the 2019 edition will take place over nine days in different cinemas in London, with a spicy programme of shorts selections and special events. 

Submissions for 2020 are going to open in October.

More info:

https://filmfreeway.com/UnderwireFestival

https://www.facebook.com/underwirefestival/

https://www.instagram.com/underwirefest/

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BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL
Sep
5
to Sep 8

BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL

Beirut International Women Film Festival (BWFF) is an annual event held in Beirut, under the theme “Women Empowerment”; gathering filmmakers and cinema lovers from all over the world, BWFF tackles issues such as gender equality, sexual identity, domestic violence among others through the power of the lens and cinema which is the window to society and particularly women in this case.

The Phoenician Goddess Tanith is the Symbol of the festival, she is a Sky Goddess who ruled over the Sun, Stars, and Moon. BWFF took "Tanith" as its symbol, and made "Tanith of Beirut” its prime award. Submissions are now open for the March 2020 edition. 

https://beirutwomenfilmfestival.com

https://filmfreeway.com/BeirutInternationalWomenFilmFestival

https://www.facebook.com/BeirutWomenFilmFestival/

https://www.instagram.com/beirutwomenfilmfestival/

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WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SEOUL
Aug
28
to Sep 5

WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN SEOUL

Started in 1997, in 2019 it’s running from the end of August to the beginning of September. Very generous cash prizes and more! The Korean and International feature selections are full of quirky and interesting films. From this year they are launching also a new section: “pitch&catch”.

http://www.siwff.or.kr/eng/

https://www.facebook.com/siwff/ 

https://www.instagram.com/siwff/

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FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE FEMMES
Aug
4
7:00 AM07:00

FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE FEMMES

Based in Créteil, Paris, France, it’s the longest running feminist film festivals of the guide: it was founded by Jackie Buet in 1979 and it’s now as popular as ever! The submissions are now open for 2020. The festival takes place in the springtime. 

https://filmsdefemmes.com

https://www.facebook.com/FestivaldeFilmsdeFemmes/

https://www.instagram.com/fiffemmes/

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Cindy Sherman - National Portrait Gallery - £18
Jun
27
to Sep 15

Cindy Sherman - National Portrait Gallery - £18

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A major retrospective of one of the more influential contemporary female artists. More than 150 works from the mid-1970s to the present day will be shown, including the ground-breaking series, Untitled Film Stills, 1977-80. The focus of the exhibition is on the artist’s investigation of the complex duality of identity and appearance, especially related to the female representation in media.

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Kiss My Genders Southbank Centre - Hayward Gallery - £15.50
Jun
12
to Sep 8

Kiss My Genders Southbank Centre - Hayward Gallery - £15.50

A collective exhibition focusing on gender fluidity, as well as non-binary, trans and intersex identities. The exhibition celebrates 30 international artists engaging in the themes. An artistic exploration of beauty, bodies and identity through painting, immersive installation, sculpture, text, photography and film.

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition - The Design Museum - £16
Apr
26
to Sep 17

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition - The Design Museum - £16

A unique insight in the making and story of the props, costumes, models and designs of one the most iconic directors ever, who chose London as a second home, where he set most of his films. His meticulous obsession in creating the worlds for his stories brought him to work with some of the best designers of his time, from Hardy Amies to Saul Bass, Eliot Noyes, Milena Canonero, and Ken Adam. A must-see show for anyone who loves and works in cinema!

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Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth - Royal Academy of Arts - £20
Mar
31
10:00 PM22:00

Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth - Royal Academy of Arts - £20

The Renaissance master meets the contemporary video artist. The exhibition is a voyage through the life cycle to grasp the meaning of birth, life and death. Michelangelo’s most passionate works are going to be displayed, including the Virgin and Child with the Infant St John and his drawings of the Crucifixion. On the other side, 12 of Viola’s major works are featured, including Tristan’s Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall).

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Hito Steyerl: Power Plants - Serpentine Sackler Gallery - Free entry
Mar
6
to May 6

Hito Steyerl: Power Plants - Serpentine Sackler Gallery - Free entry

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Hito Steyerl is one of the most interesting German filmmakers and visual artists who explore the fields of technologies and socials. Her work analyses the concepts of presence and absence in the media world, our immersion in hyper real spaces from which we are actually missing. A series of unsettling and fascinating paradoxes composes the artist’s work shown at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

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Dorothea Tanning - Tate Modern - £13
Feb
27
to Jun 9

Dorothea Tanning - Tate Modern - £13

The exhibition displays a hundred of Tanning’s paintings and sculptures. A collection of the uncanny and enigmatic prolific production of the American surrealist artist. The exhibition is organised by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid in collaboration with Tate Modern.

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Diane Arbus: In the Beginning Southbank Centre - Hayward Gallery - £15.50
Feb
13
to May 6

Diane Arbus: In the Beginning Southbank Centre - Hayward Gallery - £15.50

The Renaissance master meets the contemporary video artist. The exhibition is a voyage through the life cycle to grasp the meaning of birth, life and death. Michelangelo’s most passionate works are going to be displayed, including the Virgin and Child with the Infant St John and his drawings of the Crucifixion. On the other side, 12 of Viola’s major works are featured, including Tristan’s Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall).

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Beatrice Gibson - Crone Music Camden Arts Centre - Free Entry
Jan
18
to Mar 6

Beatrice Gibson - Crone Music Camden Arts Centre - Free Entry

British artist Beatrice Gibson is showing at the Camden Arts Centre two films, I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead, realised in part with the US poets CAConrad and Eileen Myles, and Deux Soeurs Qui Ne Sont Pas Soeurs, based on Gertrude Stein’s screenplay. A must-see exhibition exploring feminism, experimental literature and cinema.

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