Articles about 'independent films'

Hip Hop Hijabis: new documentary about two unlikely Emcees

Two years ago documentary filmmaker Mette Reitzel blogged for us about the fascinating project she was working on at the time, inviting The F-Word readers to contribute to the film’s...

Ania Ostrowska // 5 March 2015

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UnderWire festival at The Yard Theatre: 19-23 November

Fourth edition of UnderWire film festival kicks off on Tuesday 19 November at the Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick, East London. You are invited to join the organisers for a...

Ania Ostrowska // 15 November 2013

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Light a beacon for Emily Davison

This is a guest post by the artist and filmmaker Nigel Shephard from Gypsy Gold Films Tuesday 4 June 2013 will mark one hundred years since Emily Wilding Davison ran...

Guest Blogger // 31 May 2013

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Hip Hop Hijabis: documentary on hip hop, Islam and women’s rights

Mette Reitzel is a Danish born London based documentary filmmaker working with Faction Films A recent UK parliamentary report revealed that some Muslim women are removing their headscarves and anglicising...

Guest Blogger // 19 February 2013

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UK premiere of Perfection: this Saturday @ the RIO Cinema, London

A film for those of you based in London and interested in the issue of body image in mainstream culture and how it influences women’s lives and behaviour: Perfection (2012),...

Ania Ostrowska // 7 February 2013

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First ever London Feminist Film Festival opens in Hackney on Thursday

With many screenings sold out already, a vibrant website featuring interviews with filmmakers and a four day programme packed full of films from around the world, the first ever London...

Ania Ostrowska // 27 November 2012

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Underwire Film Festival: celebrating shorts by women. At the Ritzy until Saturday!

UnderWire festival opened last night for the third time. It was launched in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell who believed that women working in the UK film industry...

Ania Ostrowska // 21 November 2012

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First ever London Feminist Film Festival is coming to Hackney Picturehouse in November

This is a guest post by Anna Read, director of London Feminist Film Festival 2012 We are pleased to announce the very first London Feminist Film Festival will take place...

Guest Blogger // 21 August 2012

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Sound of Tears: a film to raise awareness about ‘honour’ killings

This is a guest post by Cameroonian-born Canadian actress and filmmaker Dorothy A. Atabong, currently fundraising for her film about honour killings. I picked up a pencil and wrote what...

Guest Blogger // 11 August 2012

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