Girls Make Movies Film Fest
Girls Make Movies Film Festival
Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking proudly announces the GIRLS MAKE MOVIES FILM FESTIVAL on December 8, 2017 at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre.
The festival features short films produced at the 2017 Reel Camps for Girls and Making Media That Matters program and celebrates the brilliance of our girls in film. Audiences can expect to enjoy films that stretch across genre lines including animation, comedy, drama, horror, and beyond.
“We are proud to showcase the talent and pure brilliance of Hawaiʻi girls in film,” said Vera Zambonelli, Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking founder. “This year’s fest represents the culmination of one year of filmmaking programs which have served over 200 girls. It is our mission to redress gender inequity in the film industry and these girls are our future in the making.”
Full lineup will be available soon on our website hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-serve.
Doors open at 5:30 / Screening starts at 6:00 pm / Program ends at 8:00 pm
Doris Duke Theatre 900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96814
About Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking
Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking is a feminist nonprofit organization committed to achieving gender equity in filmmaking and other creative media arts. We are a creative and safe space where film and media-makers connect, create, mentor, and inspire current and future generations of women to explore and pursue careers in the field of filmmaking. By providing access to a broad network of resources, education, leadership, and support, we create the conditions for women and girls to express themselves through the medium of film; raise awareness and visibility of women’s and girls’ work in film; and promote a diverse and positive representation of girls and women in media.
About Reel Camps for Girls
The Reel Camps for Girls are is one-week long intensive filmmaking programs during which the participants learn filmmaking and produce a short film. During the Animation camps, participants learn the principles and techniques of animation using industry-standard camera, editing software, and more.
About Making Media That Matters
Making Media That Matters is a program for girls in which participants develop film and critical-thinking skills by examining issues in their communities. The program provides a platform for girls to tell their stories and be agents of social change through film. Making Media That Matters is filmmaking for civic engagement and social justice.