A review of Comets ahead of the Femspectives Film Festival

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“The film considers the complexities of two teenage girls exploring their sexuality while living in a sheltered community” BY HARRIET ARGENT This weekend (23-25 April 2021) marks the third annual Femspectives Film Festival, an event providing a platform for feminist storytelling and conversations around social issues and politics. We’re taking a closer look at one [….]

What we’re watching at this year’s Femspectives Feminist Film Festival

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Femspectives kicks off on 23 April and we can’t wait BY HARRIET ARGENT Taking place entirely online this year due to Covid restrictions, the Glasgow-based festival is themed around “dreaming”, with films touching on the wide and varying ways to dream and envision the past, present and future.  Founders of the event, Lauren Clarke and [….]

FILM: Juliet

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“In countries like Russia it is almost impossible to live if you are a transgender person” BY DIVA STAFF Juliet follows the story of a transgender teenager’s dream to play Juliet in her school play, Romeo & Juliet. This brilliant short has been a hit at film festivals, including the Oscar-qualifying AFI Fest 2020 and [….]

SCREEN: I Hate New Year’s is a brand new holiday themed lesbian romcom

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“A charming, unapologetically feel good story of two friends” BY DIVA STAFF New Year’s Eve has come early, thanks to I Hate New Year’s, a holiday themed lesbian RomCom brought to you by the team at Tello Films and DASH Productions.  When rising music star, Layne Price, heads home to Nashville for New Year’s Eve to break [….]

SCREEN: Women Over 50 Film Festival goes virtual for 2020

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The UK’s only international film festival dedicated to celebrating women over 50 returns for its 6th year  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This September, the Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) will move online to screen 58 international short films by and about older women. Running from 26 – 30 September, WOFFF is packed with stunning, independent [….]