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The Feminist’s Guide to Love – Yuppie Peril

We were delighted to curate three discussion events as part of the BFI’s LOVE season. We hosted Miriam Bale (author and journalist), Jemma Desai (I Am Dora) and Kate Hardie (actress) in conversation to talk privilege, consumption and the love lives of professional women at the BFI Southbank, following a screening of Adrian Lyne’s Fatal Attraction. Thanks to […]

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Horror Heroines

We were delighted to host a weekender of Halloween-themed films as part of the London Fields Free Film Festival. We screened a double-bill of Andrew Fleming’s The Craft and Wes Craven’s Scream at The Proud Archivist, as well as Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night at the Hackney Attic. We were delighted to […]

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Suffragette

We were delighted to screen Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette and to producer Faye Ward and actress Natalie Press as well as Helen Pankhurst (activist and daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst) and Sophie Mayer (journalist, author and co-curator of Club des Femmes) in partnership with The Time is Now at Picturehouse Central. Thanks to everyone who attended – check out the […]

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Masculinity in the Movies

We were delighted to screen a double-bill of Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike and its sequel, Gregory Jacobs’ Magic Mike XXL, and to host the wonderful Zoe Margolis (author and journalist), Anna Leszkiewicz (New Statesman) and Tim Robey (The Telegraph) at the Prince Charles Cinema. Thanks to everyone who attended – check out the photos below and tag your friends! Relive the #BTFMagic from last […]

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The Watermelon Woman

We were delighted to screen Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman and to host the wonderful Bim Adewunmi (BuzzFeed), Emma Dabiri (journalist and teaching fellow at SOAS), Tara Elizabeth Brown (Wotever Film Festival) and Grace Barber-Plentie (Reel Good Film Club) in partnership with Reel Good Film Club at Deptford Cinema. Thanks to everyone who attended – check out the photos below and tag your friends! […]

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Bechdel Birthday Quiz

We celebrated the Bechdel Test’s 30th Birthday (on Alison Bechdel’s birthday) with a feminist film quiz at the Genesis Cinema! We celebrated the 30th Birthday of The Bechdel Test (on Alison Bechdel's bIrthday) with a feminist film quiz! Posted by The Bechdel Test Fest on Saturday, 12 September 2015

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