Saturday 28 September 2:00pm
The Soho Hotel, London
Films being screened during this programme are detailed below.
Finding the Line
Throughout their careers as professional skiers, Anna and Nat have both constantly been challenged by fear. This is a film about fear, it’s paralyzing grip on humans and how it affects our decision-making.
Run time: 52 minutes
Director: Bjarne Salén
A strikingly intimate study of the great classical ballerina Marianela Nuñez as she dances to Nina Simone, choreographed by Will Tuckett.
Run time: 3 minutes 26 seconds
Director: Andrew Margetson
Life is hard in remote northern Pakistan – especially for women, who face significant cultural, economic, and geographic barriers to opportunity and education. For the first time, girls in the region are challenging tradition for their right to go to school.
Run time: 12 minutes 30 seconds
Director: Kathryn Everett *
My Mom Vala
Rivers run through Vala Árnadóttir’s blood and she’s teaching her daughter Mathilda everything she knows. This short film paints the fantastical and mysterious country of Greenland through Mathilda’s fantasies and Vala’s eyes.
Run time: 9 minutes 45 seconds
Director: RC Cone
For hundreds of thousands of young people, Greta Thunberg is an icon. At only 16, she’s proving you don’t have to be an adult to make a world of a difference. Today, the Nobel Peace Prize nominee is among the most influential voices speaking out about Earth’s dire climate crisis.
Run time: 7 minutes 56 seconds
Directed by: Mark Boyer
Break on Through
In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes, a little known 19-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, is determined to change that.
Run time: 25 minutes 53 seconds
Director: Matty Hong, Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen
Films marked as such are F-Rated (directed by women).
The F-Rating is awarded to films which were directed and/or written by a woman. The rating is designed to support and promote women and redress the imbalance in the film industry. For more information, visit F-Rated.org.
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