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Women in Cinema

Our Women in Cinema program elevates women creators and promotes films by and about women, making space for new kinds of stories and new voices. To combat the under-representation of women in the film industry, we aim for a more equitable representation of female filmmakers across all of our programming. This year, one-third of the Festival’s feature films and 43% of the shorts were directed or co-directed by women. This percentage has increased each year over the past four years, at once demonstrating a shift in the industry and also showing that work still needs to be done.

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