Encapsulating a range of voices and stories, Femme Shorts celebrates the victories, exposes the struggles and highlights the everyday trivialities of those who identify as women. We bring you 8 Films:
LUCIA, BEFORE AND AFTER
After travelling hundreds of miles to the closest abortion clinic, Lucia endures Texas’ 24- hour waiting period before the procedure begins.
In this evocative meditation, a disturbing link is made between land exploitation for oil and violence inflicted on Indigenous women.
A young transgender woman sets off on a journey to become her true self in the conservative Kingdom of Tonga.
On her way back from work, a woman witnesses something and must decide whether to speak up or remain silent.
The impact of mass incarceration is explored through an annual charity trip that takes children to visit their imprisoned mothers.
As summer draws to a close, a young trans girl finds freedom in a secret midnight swim.
Inspired by the story of Franca Viola, the young woman who rebelled against custom, paving the way for women’s rights.