NFT1, Thu 4 Mar, 8.10pm
Multi-talented actress Jane Horrocks will officially open the festivities on 4 March, and present to you our trademark showcase of the world's best new shorts by women including Juanita Wilson's Oscar Nominated The Door. Plus a special taster of our Sound and Silents events with Jane Gardner scoring a choice cut from the riotus Her Sister From Paris before we all gather in the BFI bar to the sounds of one of London's hot lady DJs.
ICA Cinema 1, Sun March 7, 5.30pm
With fingers crossed and hopes high for Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) to become the first woman ever to win the Oscar for Best Director on March 7, we are running our own competition and planning a special celebration for the big night.
ICA Theatre, Thur 11 Mar, 7pm–1am
The culmination of a sizzling festival will see a night of live music, acts & DJs including Hooligan Night, Patti Plinko, Anna Calvi & Mr Beasley
+ Roller Derby extravaganza!
NFT1 Fri 12th Mar 8.40pm
Drew Baryrmore's directorial debut is a riotus coming of age tale that will leave you rollerskating out of the cinema on a closing night high!