Feminista Film Festival 2021
The Byre Theatre is streaming films selected for the 2021 Feminista Film Festival & Tour from Saturday 6 March at 9am for 48 hours.
From musical pursuits to outdoor challenges, these women are change makers and trail blazers. You’ll definitely be inspired to turn up the music and start planning your next adventure.
Films on the tour
Kim I Am
Singer-songwriter Kim Hill met a young rapper who suggested they start making music together. That rapper’s name was will.i.am, and the group became the Black Eyed Peas. The rest is history — or is it? Watch this film, which was voted Most Inspiring Film by The Girls’ Network, to find out. Run Time: 13:41 Director: Ben Proudfoot
Chloe Swarbrick is New Zealand’s youngest MP. She’s a member of the Green Party, the LGBTQ+ community and an inspirational figure to millennials everywhere. Learn what it’s like to be a revolutionary member of parliament in a political system disconnected from those it represents. Run Time: 8:45 Director: Charlotte Evans
The Other Fab Four
Meet The Liverbirds! In the mid-1960s, four teenagers from Liverpool were changing the face of pop music. Their names were Mary, Sylvia, Pam and Val. Run Time: 16:28 Director: Ben Proudfoot
Par For The Course
The Mirnavator is back! Mirna Valerio is a runner who advocates for body positivity. This is a super short film with a big message. Run Time: 3:40 Director: Kody Kohlman Кerli
A strikingly visual and intimate look at the music and creative process of Kerli, an Estonian singer/songwriter and philosopher. Kerli calls herself a magician; The Girls’ Network calls her a goddess! Run Time: 13:45 Directors: Anastasia Zazhitskaya, Georgius Misjura
Wood On Water
Hannah Maia spent 40 days canoe tripping in the Canadian wilderness with 12 young women. They were cold, bug-bitten and boob-deep in a muskeg bog while carrying incredibly heavy canoes on their heads. It was fun! Run Time: 45 minutes Director: Hannah Taylor-Bird
Ticket information: Pay what you want: Free, £5, £10, £20, £25