Conferences and Talks

Women in Film: Visións + Panel Debate


Deadline: 02 April 2017 at 15:05

Language constructs the world, and today we know audiovisual language is essential, that is why women have to define a good part of its history.

CinemaAttic proudly presents a special event with the screening of Visóns (2016) for first time in Scotland. The film will be followed by a panel debate with some of Edinburgh’s strongest female talent in the film industry to discuss some of the barriers (and solutions) surrounding their careers and the visibility of Women in film industry.

Admission is FREE. Donations will be given to Engender Scotland

We will also present two relevant projects supporting women filmmakers, Cinema e Muller for first time in Scotland and Scottish Film Talent Network’s initiative FIVE@5 for Women, as well as give the opportunity to these filmmakers to introduce their work to new audiences.

Visións is a collaborative film on gender issues, made by 10 Galician women filmmakers within the framework of the “Cinema e Muller” – WOMEN AND FILM- project from the Provincial Council of Pontevedra. The creators received the proposal to make a micro-short in two months; the result is a “short-film feature” woven with the inevitable influence of them all.

Iciar Bollain. Director, actress, scriptwriter and producer, Iciar Bollaín is one of the liveliest of contemporary young Spanish filmmakers and the first female director to have had a film (También la lluvia, 2010) shortlisted by the American Film Academy.

Lou McLoughlan. Cinematographer and director. After winning a Grierson award, and two BAFTAs for 'Caring for Calum', she is presently working on the recovery of the two main characters in that film, for a feature length documentary, called "Sixteen Years 'til Summer".

Beli Martinez is the producer of some of the most acclaimed works of the so called Novo Cinema Galego movement. .

Leslie Hills is a director of Skyline Productions. She had a successful career in education and the arts before becoming an independent producer in the late 1980s. She is currently Chair of the board of CMI, Centre for the Moving Image and Edinburgh Filmhouse and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Event date and venue:

Sunday 2 April at 3pm
ECA Main Lecture Theatre, ECA Main Building, Lauriston Pl, Edinburgh
Film: Visións

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Location: Edinburgh City

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The deadline is Sunday 02 April 2017 at 15:05.


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