To coincide with International Women's Day we shine a light on new female voices in cinema with Feminista Film Festival's 2020 touring programme of short films.
Feminista Film Festival and Tour tells the most inspiring stories about women and girls.The festival takes place annually each September in London before going on to tour around the world throughout the year.
Feminista’s mission is to inspire audiences and to connect women and girls to female role models. This year's programme includes 8 festival favourites from all over the world.
Life of Pie - Jen and Anne have transformed their town into a moutain biking hotspot, but not all the locals are happy about it. Runtime: 11 mins
Girls Section - Girls in Northern Pakistan fight for the right to attend school. Runtime: 12 mins
My Mom Vala - Imaginative Mathilda paints a picture of a fantastical country under guidance from her mother. Runtime: 10 mins
Sarah - A former Syrian swimming champion faces a fight to save her own life and that of her sister when they find themselves adrift in the Mediterranean. Runtime: 4 mins
Katie - A tribute to the freespirited Katie Lee, starlet, river rat, folk singer and rabble-rouser. Runtime: 10 mins
Grace - A breast cancer survivor aims to reclaim her body with a tattoo to cover her mastectomy scars. Runtime: 16 mins
Nela - An intimate study of a classical ballerina in motion. Runtime: 3 mins
My Big White Thighs and Me - A young woman takes up swimming to help build up her body confidence. Runtime: 25 mins