17. International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels is on the way

March 7 – May 7 2019

Films and women from 7continent, in 7 cities from March 7 to May 7; gather in Filmmor Women’s Film Festival. 

Filmmor Women’s Cooperative (Filmmor) founded to make cinema for women together with women; organises the 17th International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels by making impossibilities possible again. The Festival has been prepared to meet with women starting from Istanbul at March of 7 to May of 7 in Izmir, Antalya, Mersin, Giresun, Adana, Diyarbakır.

17thInternational Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels begins at 7 March and continues to 7 May in 7 cities. The Festival will begin with the Agnes Varda Retrospective which will be screened in Istanbul Modern Cinema and Caddebostan Culture Center. In the Agnes Varda retrospective; organised with cooperation of Institut Francais Turquie, Istanbul Modern and Sinematek; will be found ‘All About Agnes’.

Filmmor Women’s Film Festival will be in Giresun in 9 March – 10 March. Between 11-17 March in Istanbul; after the Institut Francais Turquie and Baris Manco Culture Center programs Agnes Varda Retrospective will continue at the end of March. The Festival will be at 6 April – 7 April in Izmir, 13 April – 14 April in Mersin, 20 April – 21 April in Antalya, 27 April – 28 April Adana and 4 May – 5 May in Diyarbakir. 

Viewers will able to watch “the dance of cinema” of 49 masters of 21st century that composing feminist frames unique to cinema and life on the 17th Filmmor Women Film Festival; in total 80 movies from Turkey and rest of the world.There will be workshops, conversations, forums, meetings  with directors in order to catalyze  women’s desire on making cinema; alongside with Agnes Varda Retrospective “All about Agnés“;  within such sections“Women’s Cinem, A Purse Of Her Own, Our Body are Ours, Sex-Gender-Sexuality, Feminist Memory; Ursula K. Le Guin, Women’s Election: Local Steps, Large Areas” 80 films; such panels “Women as Storytellers,Gender Representations and Performances in Cinema, Feminist Frame”.

Women’s Cinema, Women’s Festival

On the 17th Filmmor Women’s Film Festival committed by solidarity of Filmmor Kadın Kooperatifi, Club on Academic Support to Gender Equality, UNESCO Chair on Improvement in Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, Izmir Women’s Solidarity Association, Independent Women’s Inititative, Adana Women’s Platform, Women’s Labor Association, Middle East Cinema Academy Association, Karadeniz Women’s Solidarity Association, Antalya Women’s Solidarity Association all the projections and activities will be free of charge, Agnes Varda Retrospective will be attended via Filmmor Cards.

Note it Already on your Agenda

Looking forward to meet up with it’s viewers on the 17th year of International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels’ program will be shared on 27 February.

See you at the Festival…