The Levelling

The Levelling

Written and directed by Hope Dickinson Leach, produced by Rachel Robey and starred by Ellie Kendrick, The Levelling couldn’t be a better fit for the Underwire Festival. In her first incursion into features, the writer/director expertly delivered us the subject...
Women in Motion

Women in Motion

In a festival which dedicates their programme to championing women’s work, it was a delight to go to a shorts programme screening, at 11 AM on a Saturday, and find a pretty full room. 8 seriously good shorts, focusing on movement and sound. I’ll single out...
Underwire Festival

Underwire Festival

Underwire Festival is returning for its 7th edition. As the only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent, this five day festival brings us exciting shorts and feature films all directed by women. The festival also offers special events celebrating women...
Hux

Hux

Hux is a beautifully shot short film. It tells the story of a woman with autism, alone, in a post apocalyptic world. A (mostly) one woman short, written, directed, produced, edited and led by Mageina Tovah, it’s a solid first writing and directing work. You can...
Selling Isobel

Selling Isobel

Selling Isobel tells the true story of the screenwriter and lead actress Frida Farrell. Frida was a victim of sex trafficking and after years of trying to forget the event, decided to come back to it led by the idea it may be able to help other women. It’s a...
The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere

The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere

We got to go to Doc’n Roll Film Festival to watch The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere and it was really enjoyable. As far as music documentaries go, this is a good example. It was directed by a fan of the band, Caroline Richards, who filmed them in some of their...