Enjoy the five-day celebration of Women Over 50 Film Festival, with 58 international short films.
It’s the only international film festival dedicated to celebrating women over 50 — which we couldn’t love more.
This September, the Women Over 50 Film Festival is going digital, in its 6th year. Commencing on 26th of September until the 30th.
The festival aims to defy industry stereotypes and spotlight the experiences, voices and talents of women over 50.
The festival programme of 58 short films, from 37 countries, includes submissions for the first time from filmmakers in Georgia, Serbia and Trinidad and Tobago.
The festival line-up includes multi-awarding winning festival picks from experienced filmmakers, as well as films from first-time and student filmmakers.
Director and founder of WOFFF, Nuala O’Sullivan said, “I believe that older women must be seen and heard, regardless of their age – even because of it. WOFFF moving online actually allows many more people to see these fantastic films with older women on both sides of the camera at their core.
“Although this year is not quite as expected, I’m extremely excited by the quality of the submissions we’ve received from all over the world and the programme we’ve put together. This year has seen our largest number of submissions to date – which emboldens me even further!
“I’m looking forward to the public’s reaction and to seeing which films capture hearts and minds in our ever-popular Emerald Life Audience Choice Award, which everyone can vote for online this year.”
Anna by Dekel Berenson, a BAFTA-shortlisted and Cannes Official Selection, is a drama of an older single mother, living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, desperate for change and love.
While, Granny: No Problem Like Maria is a three-minute documentary, by 20-year-old Jake Phillips (from Camden, London), which captures how his grandmother in Dominica survived Hurricane Maria in 2017.