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Moonstruck + w/ Ruby Tandoh, Zoe Adjonyoh & Rebecca May Johnson

Moonstruck – 25 February 2:30 pm – Genesis Cinema, Mile End London We’re teaming with food queen Ruby Tandoh to present an afternoon of film, food, thoughtful chatter and a 35mm screening of Oscar-winning classic Moonstruck. In celebration of Ruby’s nourishing new book Eat Up!, a manifesto that reignites the pleasure of eating, we’ll be co-hosting a […]


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The Life Faraway: The Films Of Mati Diop – 16 Jan ICA

 BTF & LSFF PRESENT: THE LIFE FARAWAY: THE SHORT FILMS OF MATI DIOP 16th Jan 2018 – ICA – 6.30 PM Once again, Bechdel Test Fest is teaming up with London Short Film Festival! This year we are celebrating the work of Senagalese-French filmmaker and actress, Mati Diop, and her dreamlike ruminations on space, place, and home, […]



Sat May 27 – Little Soldier (short) + Ginger & Rosa + Q&A + After Party!

Curzon and Bechdel Test Fest present a double-bill of Stella Corradi’s award-winning short film Little Soldier and Sally Potter’s Ginger & Rosa at Curzon Aldgate. With intro from star Zawe Ashton and post screening Q&A with Stella Corradi we’re all set for an inspiring event hailing female collaborations. Little Soldier is a short film about a young […]



16 March: All This Panic

Hackney Picturehouse 7pm + Q&A with NY director Jenny Gage + star Olivia Cucciota! Fresh from its London Film Festival buzz, we are thrilled to be previewing ALL THIS PANIC – an intimate documentary shadowing a group of teenage girls in Brooklyn NY. The feature debut from prolific photographer Jenny Gage, All This Panic beautifully encapsulates the girls’ transition […]



9 Jan: Margaret + Nasty Women Intro

MARGARET (2011) + INTRO Monday 9 January / 6.30PM / Picturehouse Central For our first event of 2017, we’re teaming up with Picturehouse Central to present Kenneth Lonergan’s criminally under-screened drama Margaret! After a very limited run upon its release we’re thrilled to be bringing it back to the big screen and discussing the complexities of the […]


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20 November – A United Kingdom – Preview & Q&A

From director Amma Asante (Belle), starring David Oyelowo (Selma) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and set against the breath-taking backdrops of the African savannah and period London, A UNITED KINGDOM celebrates the inspiring real-life relationship between Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in […]


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