NFT1 Thu 5 Mar 8.10pm
With Golden Globe winning actress Sally Hawkins launching festivities, we present the hottest new filmmaking talent with a selection of mindblowing shorts from around the globe, including Chinese thriller August 15th and artist Sam Taylor Wood's brilliant Love You More, plus a taste of the Vampish delights to come accompanied by the Elysian Quartet.
The Birds Eye View Film Festival presents Kelly Reichardt's "gorgeous and heartbreaking" Wendy & Lucy (American Film Insititute Top 10 Film 2008) for parent and baby friendly screenings.
NFT1 Sat 7th Mar 5.30pm
Marvel at mesmeric lesbian Hollywood icon Alla Nazimova, whilst listening to the vamped up sound of award-winning singer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ: Bishi.
Introduced by Immodesty Blaize, the "undisputed queen of British burlesque" (Sunday Times)
ICA Cinema 1 Sat 7 Mar 4-6pm
The latest and the best work from women directors: featuring Kinga Burza (Katy Perry, Kate Nash) and Ali Taylor (Emiliana Torrini, Shitdisco). With director Q&As.
Birds Eye View welcomes a truly world-class talent – surprising, controversial and just darned brilliant, this is the woman who brought us American Psycho, I Shot Andy Warhol and The Notorious Bettie Page. Watch all three and meet the woman who directed them!
International Women's Day with Birds Eye View
This year we bring our opening night shorts programme to Picturehouse cinemas nationwide.
Followed by high class erotic shorts
ICA Cinema 1 Wed 11 Mar 9-11pm (Cert 18)
There is no shortage of sex in cinema, but how is it affected by the gender imbalance in the industry? Join leading filmmakers and commentators to debate the significance of a female perspective of sex in film.
Fashion & the Moving Image
ICA Cinema 1 Thurs 12 Mar 9-11pm
The latest in this new medium from up-and-coming artists, fashion designers and fashion photographers, followed by panel discussion.
Roxy Bar and Screen Thur 12 Mar 7.30pm-12pm
A fun-packed night with comedy films, games and stand-up from BEV/Warp X Last Laugh talent.
ICA Theatre Fri 13 Mar 8pm–1am / £8 / £7 ICA members
The sexiest BEV fest yet aptly closes with a vamped-up Awards Party on Friday 13th. Join us for a night of devilish delights - live music, performance, VJs and DJs...