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SF Women's Film Festival Awards Reception & Global Panorama Shorts Program
Brava Theater
San Francisco, CA
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SF Women's Film Festival Awards Reception & Global Panorama Shorts Program
San Francisco International Women's Film Festival Unveils 2014 LINEUP of Fiercely Independent Films to Commemorate Women's History Month. Now in its 9th year, the San Francisco International Women's Film Festival (SFIWFF) will showcase a plethora of exciting and diverse films directed, written and produced by women. Be it quirky or provocative, there's one for every mood and everybody in the program! SFIWFF 2014 will showcase shorts from around the globe, and celebrate innovative women in film and new media.

SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 1:00 PM: SFIWFF 2014 will host an awards reception celebrating the achievements of SF Bay Area Women in Film, Television and the Media. Honorees include: Jan Wahl (San Francisco's favorite movie reviewer and film historian), Tiffany Shlain (Honored by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century), Sally Jo Fifer (Independent Television Service President and CEO) and many more guests!

Mix and mingle with filmmakers, film industry guests and filmgoers. Enjoy complimentary Wine from BAREFOOT WINE & BUBBLY and culinary bites while supplies last. The price includes admission to the Awards Reception and Global Panorama Shorts Program.


SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 2:00 PM: Following the reception SFIWFF Global Panorama Shorts Program will screen at 2:00 PM at the BRAVA Theater Center in San Francisco. Go around the world in one sitting with a selection of this year's best indie shorts by women from Malaysia, Australia, France, United Kingdom, and the US. A filmmaker Q&A follows.

Films include:

Kaulah Yang Aku Mahu (You Are The One I Want) (4 min, 2010, Malaysia) dir. by Mien Lor
An older woman, a younger man, a simple love story. World Premiere.

Miss Todd (13 min, 2013, United Kingdom) dir. by Kristina Yee
In 1910 New York, a woman had a dream: to fly. Miss Todd, our heroine, works to understand the principles of flight, as people all over the world were doing, but she has more than gravity holding her down. In this animated, stop-motion musical, Miss Todd's plight and adventure soar out of her forgotten presence in aviation history.  SF Bay Area Premiere.

December 25 (1 min, 2012, Australia) dir. by Wendy Dent
A Christmas message speaks louder than words. Produced without a camera, actors, interviewees or even animation, December 25 delivers a new take on Christmas- and the explosive significance of subtext. The film's context is Christmas, but wait a minute- it's about much more than that. In just 60 seconds this film reveals the immeasurable power of words. SF Premiere.

Mademoiselle Kiki et les Montparnos (14 min, 2012, France) dir. by Amelie Harrault
'Kiki de Montparnasse' was the unwary muse of major avant-garde painters of the early twentieth century. Memorable witness of a flamboyant Montparnasse, she emancipated from her status as a simple model and became a Queen of the Night, a painter, a press cartoonist, a writer and a cabaret singer. SF Bay Area Premiere.

My Dear Americans (7 min, 2013, USA) dir. by Arpita Kumar
New immigrants to the USA, a Sikh couple encounter racism on the patriotic fourth of July holiday. Witnessing her husband, Baldev, dwarf in the face of such hate triggers the wife, Tejpreet, into defiant action that redefines the racism aimed at them as well as their marriage.  

Beside Her (16 min, 2012, USA) dir. by Carrie Carnevale
Beside Her tells the story of Dr. Rachel Moretti and Sofia Rios and how in one brief moment in time, their love for each other is measured beyond the norms of their everyday lives. SF Bay Area Premiere.

Sweet, Sweet Country (19 min, 2013, U S A) dir. by Dehanza Rogers
Living in a small Southern town, 20 year-old refugee Ndizeye struggles to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes so much more when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.

Tits. (5 min, 2013, USA)  dir. by Louisa Bertman
Tits. is a story aboutTits.  An animated narrative exploring questions surrounding the feminine.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.sfiwff.com

No refunds or exchanges on any purchases. Ticketholders must arrive at least 15 minutes before start of the show. Film program recommended for mature audiences only.

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Location

Brava Theater (View)
2781 24th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


Categories

Film > Festivals

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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