This Saturday, nicely sandwiched between International Women’s Day and St.Patricks day, is the inaugral F_festival, “a new multifaceted platform aimed at generating visibility and equality for women in the arts”.
This one-day festival kicks off at noon on the 12th of March and events run right into the night. Admission to all events is completely FREE. The festival takes place across multiple venues about the city, with events being hosted by groups involved in all kinds of artistic disciplines.
If it’s film you’re looking for then make sure to head to Hangar (Andrew’s Lane) for 6pm! Films at F_festival 2016 is a programme of short films put together by the same gang that brought you The Feminist Film Festival in October.
It is a celebration of great film where women play an integral role in the production, and where the films portray women as complex, real, interesting characters. The programme has four themed strands, She Loves, She Documents, She is Herself and She’s Avante Garde. Each strand contains four short films each, with a break between.
The full line up is as follows:
SHE LOVES (6.00pm to 6.40pm) Wedding Night (Jenni Toivoniemi, 2014) My Bonnie (Hannah Quinn, 2015) Queen of the Plough (Cara Holmes, 2015) Rachel Coming Home (Sophia Tamburrini, 2015) SHE DOCUMENTS (7.00pm7.40pm) Our Gemma (Cara Holmes & Paula Geraghty, 2015) Bandage (Tuija Halttunen, 2015) What Kind of Fame You Have (Maria Kapajeva, 2015) Shir Madness (Emily Murray, 2015) SHE IS HERSELF (8.00pm8.40pm) The Drive (Helen Flanagan & David Byrne, 2015) Darkroom (Eoin Heaney, 2014) Scale Down (Jennifer Leigh Allen, 2015) The Haircut (Alexis O. Korycinski, 2014) SHE’S AVANT GARDE (9.00pm9.40pm) Amber (Lorena Ribeiro, 2015) L’Hostile et l’Agréable (Maika, 2014) Happiness Machines (Niamh McKenna, 2015) Milk (Virva Kunttu & Vuokko Kunttu, 2015)