EXPERIMENTAL

Experimental films, performance, moving image directed by bold female filmmakers, curated by GiF.

HOW TO DISAPPEAR

Dir.

Escandon & Cibeira

A video guide for those who have ever imagined themselves running away.

DANCE & ME

Dir.

Somos We Are

Ela Arnall, exploring how feminism and Dancehall can work together.

AT DAWN YOU LEAVE

Dir.

Olivia Lifungula

A tale of love, from initial nonchalance to desire, love and obsession.

DEAR DARK-SKINNED BLACK GIRL

Dir.

Onyinyechukwu Akametalu

A love letter to women who have been attacked by colorism for generations

LAS MUJERES DE FUEGO

Dir.

Jocelyn Anquetil

Women Of Fire - Five female archetypes and the taboos associated with them, from witchcraft to sexuality.

SEMITONES

Dir.

Tash Tung

Two artists' ode to their parents.

WE THE BATHERS

Dir.

Phoebe Arnstein

Fourteen people across the world reveal their unique connection to water.

ENCLOSURES

Dir.

Celeste Barbosa

Domesticity through the eye of femininity; a surrealist portrait.

FLIGHT - IF LIFE HAD A SAFETY DEMONSTRATION

Dir.

Harriet Macdonald

A dance piece exploring rebellion to society's boundaries, probing issues of gang culture and gender roles.

ALL THAT IS SOLID MELTS INTO AIR

Dir.

Amy Dang

4 contemporary dance choreographers examining the transformations of Beirut through site-specific dance.

FOR HEMMA

Dir.

Mar del Corral

A dance to express history and emotion that women are made of.

THIRD SPACE – SINALO AND ANDRINA

Dir.

Jil Antener

Two women collaborate and embrace their differences, creating a new hybrid culture.

KOKOSMOS

Dir.

Anna Radchenko

A surreal fantasy, aimed to extend our perception of reality by letting us wonder over the existence of a higher being and our connection with her.

HISTORICAL GLITCH: DOING IT FOR VOGUE

Dir.

South African DJ and performance artist Queezy and their friends take their mission to improve Cape Town's acceptance of queer culture to the realms of vogue-ing.

MUST BE STRONG

Dir.

Femke Huurdeman

Model & activist Munroe Bergdorf celebrates International Trans Day of Visibility and transcends the pressures of society.

THE SOUND OF DROWNING

Dir.

Renee Mao

A poem told through the streets of Harlem, Amyra Leon's journey from foster care to Harlem's Apollo theatre.

BODYWORLD

Dir.

Kitty Faingold

Body meets mind in this philosophical, existentialist, animated horror.

HOW TO BE A MERMAID

Dir.

Nur Casadevall

A mermaid takes control of the negative archetype that history has judged her by,

VEDA x WOMEN'S PRISON ASSOCIATION

Dir.

Chelsy Mitchell

There is an alternative to USA women's incarceration, and it's this.

__ / __ / __

Dir.

Claudia Barral Magaz

The missing bits of time we never seek to imagine, strung together by one simple coordinate.‍

GROWING PAINS

Dir.

Camille Summers-Valli

Constantly evolving.

DYNAMITE

Dir.

Leila Jarman

"Sometimes I know there's something to this Dynamite thing, but what if I am a dud," one male experience performed by poet Maceo Paisley

THE OCEAN

Dir.

Sinéad McDevitt

Darkness subsides to light in a celebratory same-sex love dance.

KING COPHETUA AND THE BEGGAR MAID

Dir.

Andrea Mae Perez

A modern retelling of the story behind Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones painting; King Cophetua's passage through real and virtual worlds on a mission for love.

ELEKTRA

Dir.

Giulia Achenza

A sci-fi noir where a woman's vital body parts become connections to natural worlds.

KAMASI WASHINGTON - HUB TONES

Dir.

Jenn Nkiru

Channeling the Ikwerre tribe's ceremony: Oboni, dancers tempt the hypnotic state.

VERSUS

Dir.

Fiona Jane Burgess

A dance that explores the strive for balance.

THE WOUND IS WHERE THE LIGHT ENTERS

Dir.

Somayeh Jafari

British-Iranian filmmaker's poetic piece inspired by a break up of her long term relationship

SOUNDS OF TEHRAN

Dir.

Fiore & Bilic

A short experimental music documentary and sonic voyage.

GAIKA X BLACK

Dir.

Amber Grace Johnson

A late night drift across New York with Gaika and his thoughts

YOUR TURN

Dir.

Nicolee Tsin

'A journey of moving forward yet constantly being pulled back'

THE AYES HAVE IT

Dir.

Savanah Leaf

A motion poem for Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and every family denied justice

YELLOW FEVER

Dir.

Ng'endo Mukii

Docu-animation about homogenous beauty ideals put on African woman's self image

PERVERSION

Dir.

Chelsy Mitchell

'How perverted it is to demonise my body'

M E Ş K

Dir.

Basak Erol

Intimate confessions of a young couple in love

MOUNTAIN CASTLE MOUNTAIN FLOWER PLASTIC

Dir.

Annapurna Kumar

Experimental animation inspired by hard drive prototypes.

PROSOMIOSIS

Dir.

Fictitious digital world that borrows from nature.

CONTEMPORARY SWING

Dir.

Mary John Frank

Transforming traditional space into whimsical playroom

SHE-ZINE

Dir.

Claudia Legge

Artist Diana Chire shares her thoughts on art and feminism under water.

NURSED BACK

Dir.

Dani Pearce

A nurse grieves the loss of a patient in unconventional and unexpected way.

HERE IS THE MYSTIC

Dir.

Leena Joshi

A poem in motion on changing self and the environment

DAY AT THE BEACH

Dir.

Sophie Littman

Two people that have never met reunite and construct a cherished memory, a day on the beach.

ADVANCED SELF TUTORIAL

Dir.

Rachael Heller

Selfie tutorial reveals a pastel hued darkness.

MIDTOWN FLUTTER

Dir.

Yuge Zhou

Video art exploring the urban relationship between the city and its citizens

ADAM

Dir.

Evelyn Jane Ross

In the beginning of them She created us.

WRATH

Dir.

Holly Blakey

A duet of solo guitar and dancer in this colour changing portrait of Nandi Bhebhe

HOME ALONE

Dir.

Adi Halfin

World's top dance group expresses freedom of movement in an abandoned textile factory.

IT SHALL COME TO US

Dir.

Machete Bang Bang

Dance interpretation of birth of three crickets

SOMETHING PURPLE

Dir.

Mary John Frank

Inspired by Arianne Zucker’s purple dress, a choreographer explores the language that objectifies women in the Trump era.