The four-day festival, which takes place annually in honor of Womens History Month will kick off at the new, luxury Eclipse Theater downtown with a panel discussion: Finding our Voices: Diversity and Inclusion in the Film and Television Industry moderated by UNLV Film Department Chair Dr. Heather Addision. The panel discussion will be followed by a screening of local indie feature The Track directed by Brett Levner.
A diverse and exciting selection of films from Nevada and around the globe will be screened throughout the festival. We are pleased to announce a special screening of the critically acclaimed A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, self-described as the first Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western directed by break out director Ana Lily Amirpour. The screening will take place on Saturday, March 25th at 4:00pm followed by a moderated discussion and Q & A session with the director of the film herself.
Quote from Ana Lily
The festival will end on Sunday night with the Femmy Awards ceremony honoring the festivals most outstanding filmmakers including the Nevada Woman Filmmaker of the Year, May May Luong who is receiving this years honor for her achievements in Film Producing.
This program is made possible by a grant from
Nevada Humanities, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.