The Feminist Film Festival is delighted to announce its feature programme. The Feminist Film Festival is Ireland’s first independent, stand-alone, weekender ‘Feminist Film Festival’* The festival programme includes the IRISH PREMIERE of Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, a documentary about world-renowned US Emmy and Tony winner who passed away last month.

Saturday August 30th:
11.30am: Bananas on the Breadboards  - 2009, 54mins (+ short film) [5 euro]
1pm: Persepolis - 2007, 96mins (+ short film) [10 euro]
3.15pm: Orlando - 1992, 94mins (+ short film) [10 euro]

Sunday August 31st:
11.30am: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles - 1975, 201mins [10 euro]
3pm: Fish Tank - 2009, 123mins (+ short film) [10 euro]
5.30pm: Elaine Stritch, Shoot Me - 2014, 81mins (IRISH PREMIERE) (+ short film) [10 euro]
7.15pm: Final event - 2 x screenings: The Irreducible Difference of the Other (2013, 27mins) & She Had her Gun All Ready (1978, 27mins) and Q&A with the director Vivienne Dick - 90mins [10 euro]

PLEASE NOTE: All screenings are subject to licence.


This film festival is a totally independent event and ALL profits from the festival will go to Sasane in Nepal (, a non-profit charity organisation run by and for victims of sex trafficking who provide women with education, support and training. The Feminist Film Festival’s founder Karla Healion visited this charity in Nepal when travelling Asia recently and was blown away by this group of amazing women. No money will be taken for admin or processing from the profits, 100% will go to Sasane, who are supported and endorsed by international non-profit Planeterra ( PLEASE NOTE: Our fund-raising is being MATCHED EURO FOR EURO by international non-profit Planeterra (, ie. every euro we raise will be doubled by Planeterra!!

The Feminist Film Festival is organised and run as a fund-raising event for a fantastic charity called Sasane ( who train, educate and support victims of sex trafficking in Nepal. All profits from the festival will go straight to Sasane. And international non-profit Planeterra ( have agreed to match all the money raised euro-for-euro, so we will double our contribution! To support and contribute please join us for a screening of a film on August 30th or August 31st in The New Theatre, Dublin. We have selected a range of films which represent women in film in a positive and interesting light, from brilliant film-makers to fantastic characters and amazing stories. This programme includes the IRISH PREMIERE of Elaine Stritch, Shoot Me.

* As far as the organisers have been able to tell this is Ireland’s first/only independent, stand alone Feminist Film Festival (as opposed to a season/screening event etc)! E&OE.
** Anywhere and everywhere that we mention ‘women’ we mean anyone who identifies as a women.