International Women’s Weekender

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, we’re excited to present a weekend of special events for all ages and all people, as part of our year-long celebration of women. Featuring new film releases, live music, courses, craft and storytelling – join us to mark this seminal year in our programme and amplify the voice of women’s movements across the world.

Everybody welcome!


Previously in this season

Sleepwalk Collective presents

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian is a love/hate letter to outrageous luxury and artistic genius.

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Ushers’ Film of the Year 2019/ Capernaum

Winner of the Jury Award at Cannes, writer-director Nadine Labaki (Caramel) returns with a stunningly realised drama that charts the journey of children on the…

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On The Basis of Sex

In the year of the 25th anniversary of Ginsburg’s appointment to the Supreme Court, the film offers hope and inspiration to a new generation.

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The Kindergarten Teacher

The second feature from writer/director Sara Colangelo probes issues of boredom, thwarted ambition and perhaps most potently, transgression.

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Maiden is the inspirational story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to…

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Day Course/ Ida Lupino: Working Both Sides of the Camera

A full day session exploring the work of inspirational filmmaker Ida Lupino.

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Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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The Kindergarten Teacher Introduction

For International Women’s Day, Dr Kirsty Fairclough, Associate Dean, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford joins us to introduce the early evening screening…

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Alien Post-screening discussion

Following the 13:00 screening on Sun 10 Mar there will be a free and informal post-screening discussion on Women in Sci-fi led by Dr Amy…

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Women at HOME Party

To launch our landmark, year-long season, Celebrating Women in Global Cinema - profiling women’s achievements in film to date and empowering the female creatives of…

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Feminists of the Future: Craft and Storytelling Event

Feminism isn’t just for grown-ups. Encouraging the little voices of today to be the big voices of tomorrow, join us for a relaxed morning of…

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