2021 FESTIVAL PANELS
The Status of Women in the Film Industry
Our annual keynote panel discussion for our film festival invites activists and filmmakers to lead a discussion on the film industry's systemic discrimination of female filmmakers, representation in film (including roles for women both in front of and behind the camera), how the industry is (or is not) changing, the influence of Time's Up and #MeToo, and how movie audience can support women in the industry.
Filmmaker Talkback: The 8th
Date: September 25 at 10:30 AM
After viewing The 8th, join us for a live discussion with film producer Aideen Kane and a representative from Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest.
Learn how the film was made and more about the story of the Irish women who overturned one of the most restrictive laws on abortion in the world.
Filmmaker Brunch and Award Show
Date: September 26 at 10:00 AM
Join WFFSD as we close out this year's festival with our attendees, sponsors, and filmmakers!
During the program attendees are invited to ask participating festival filmmakers questions about their films, careers, and creative inspiration. It is a great way for festival attendees to learn more about the filmmaking process and how they can support women filmmakers in the future.
We will also be announcing this year's WFFSD award winners during the program.