To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, Cardiff’s multi-artform contemporary arts venue, Chapter will join the Feminista Film Festival UK Tour 2021 with a virtual screening, in partnership with Modern Films.
Feminista Film Festival showcases six short films, from various directors, on the most inspiring stories about women and girls. From musical pursuits to outdoor challenges, the women presented in the films are change makers and trail blazers.
Feminista is produced by London-based film production, distribution and event cinema company, Modern Films, who work with world-wide talent in bringing innovative stories to global audiences. They focus on creating connections between content, context and curation, with a particular emphasis on pressing social issues of our time through the power of cinema and cultural expression.
Feminista Film Festival Programme
Kim I Am*
13 min 41 sec | Ben Proudfoot
Singer-songwriter Kim Hill met a young rapper who suggested they start making music together. That rapper’s name was will.i.am, and the group became the Black Eyed Peas. The rest is history — or is it?
*Voted Most Inspiring Film by The Girls’ Network.
8 min 45 sec | Charlotte Evans
Chloe Swarbrick is New Zealand’s youngest MP. She’s a member of the Green Party, the LGBTQIA+ community and an inspirational figure to millennials everywhere. Learn what it’s like to be a revolutionary member of parliament in a political system disconnected from those it represents.
The Other Fab Four
16 min 28 sec | Ben Proudfoot
Meet The Liverbirds! In the mid-1960s, four teenagers from Liverpool were changing the face of pop music. Their names were Mary, Sylvia, Pam and Val.
Par For The Course
3 min 40 sec | Kody Kohlman
The Mirnavator is back! Mirna Valerio is a runner who advocates for body positivity. This is a super short film with a big message.
Кerli – Shadow Works
13 min 45 sec | Anastasia Zazhitskaya, Georgius Misjura
A strikingly visual and intimate look at the music and creative process of Kerli, an Estonian singer/songwriter and philosopher. Kerli calls herself a magician; The Girls’ Network calls her a Goddess!
Wood On Water
45 min | Hannah Taylor-Bird
Hannah Maia spent forty days canoe tripping in the Canadian wilderness with twelve young women. They were cold, bug-bitten and boob-deep in a muskeg bog while carrying incredibly heavy canoes on their heads. It was fun!
- Feminista film festival is available to watch until March 31, with Chapter, via the Modern Films digital platform
- By purchasing a virtual screening room ticket with Chapter, you will be directly supporting the venue as they will receive 50% of the film rental income. To book your virtual screening ticket with Chapter, visit: www.chapter.org/whats-on