#ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm, an initiative of the Women’s Film Institute, celebrating the power of media, storytelling and leadership. Women’s Film Institute has transformed from a three-day film festival into a thriving global network of individuals, professionals and organizations dedicated to advancing equity for women and girls, while working toward bringing greater diversity to the film and entertainment industry.

#ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm is a curated shorts program of empowerment.#ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm is a catalyst for connecting communities and fostering discussion through the power of independent filmmaking and collaborative leadership for social change.

#ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm serves as a quilt of stories meant to invoke and inspire audience-goers long after they leave the film screening.

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Here’s what people are saying about #ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm:

    • “Very creative and visionary.” – Viola
    • Films were thought-provoking and well-curated.” – Ally
    • It was very informative and entertaining! I definitely came out with a sense of wanting to make my own movie. Women directors ROCK!” – Ubuntu
    • #ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm, with its blend of animation, documentary, experimental, and fictional film, presented us compelling and varied examples of all the forms we have been exploring. This was an excellent opportunity for students to see how women filmmakers present innovative observations in unique and entertaining formats.” – Suzanne Leonard, Ph.D.

Past #ExtraordinaryWomenOfFilm screenings and locations:
Stanford University, CA.
Center for Educational Justice & Community Engagement, UC Berkeley, CA.
Stanford University, CA.
West Hollywood City Council & West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board, CA.
Anthology Archives, New York.
The Society for Photographic Education Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Picture Box Studio, Austin, TX.
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA.
Simmons College, Boston, MA.
American University of Rome, Italy.
and other locations across the globe!

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