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PREVIEW: THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER + Poetry From Deanna Rodger & Theresa Lola

Join us for a special International Women’s Week preview screening of The Kindergarten Teacher plus spoken word from the incredible Deanna Rodger and Theresa Lola. Stunning cinema meets moving poetry in Director Sara Colangelo’s retelling of Nadav Lapid’s 2014 stirring psychological drama which won her Best Director at Sundance film festival 2018. Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Lisa […]


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A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN – Feb 25 The Prince Charles Cinema

We are proud to celebrate the legacy of the late, great Penny Marshall – the first woman to direct a film grossing more than $100 million, and the second woman director to see her film Oscar-nominated for best picture, with a special screening of A League Of Their Own at The Prince Charles Cinema on Monday […]


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THURSDAY DEC 6: RGB + Panel Discussion

RGB Preview – Thursday 6 December – Hackney Picturehouse  Watch a woman change history. From Betsy West and Julie Cohen comes RBG a moving record of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s exceptional life and legacy. Join us at a special preview screening at Hackney Picturehouse to celebrate this feminist icon. Bechdel Test Fest are […]



NOV 18: Can I Touch It?

Sunday November 18. 6pm. Rich Mix CAN I TOUCH IT? We’re teaming up with the always awesome Underwire Film Festival to bring you a series of shorts, all directed by women of colour, exploring the relationship they have with their hair. Every woman of colour has a story to tell about the hair on their […]


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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 […]


Wonderland (1999) at the Vault Festival 18 March

Sunday 18 March 2018 – Vault Festival – Waterloo Vaults The Bechdel Test Fest celebrates Wonderland, Michael Winterbottom’s intimate portrait of a family of working-class women living in London in the late 90s with live piano accompaniment. Loosely circling the interlocking lives of lonely Londoners, the characters of Wonderland gradually interlace as they pace the same […]


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