9th Annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Schedule 

Monday March 3rd 

 7:00 pm                             

 Cold Readings: Screenwriter Mentorship Award                                                               

Thursday March 6th

 9:30am - 5:30pm              

 Canadian Independent Film Producing: What they don't teach you in film school with Avi Federgreen 

 7:00pm - 11:00pm   

 Opening Night: screening of Pretty Bitch and Evangeline  followed by a Q&A and a party.             

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Friday March 7th

 9:30 am - 12:30pm                 

 Distribution Workshop with Avi Federgreen

 10:00 am - 12:00 pm                      

 Artist Talks

1:00pm - 2:30pm

 Portrayals of Violence against Women in Film and Television
 Free Admission 

 1:30pm - 3:30pm

 Pitch Sessions

 2:45 pm - 3:15pm
 3:15 pm - 3:45pm

 Special demonstrations by mediAm 
 mediAm digital distribution will be unveiling its new distribution platform designed by filmmakers for filmmakers

 4:00pm - 6:00pm

 Shorts that Shine followed by a Q&A moderated by Margaret Gallagher of CBC Radio

 L'Autre Femme, Ina Litovski, I am not a Weird Person, Boneshaker, 5 Ways 2 Die, Night Shift,  B12, Stolen, Newcomers Swim, Every Friday

 6:30pm - 8:30pm 

 Pink or Blue?, 88 Miles to Moscow, Noor 

 9:00pm - 11:00pm  

 Date Night
 Come out for a night of romance ... or not? Followed by a Q&A moderated by Mackenzie Gray

 Two Penny Road Kill, Mimi & Me, Saba, When I Saw You, Pretty Shy City, Am I Not Your Girl?, Zu  Dir?

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Saturday March 8th
Happy International Women's Day!

 9:30am - 7:00pm            

 Web Series Lounge
 Come at your leisure and browse the latest in web series created by BC women

 10:00am - 11:30am      

 Catalyst for Change
 Free Admission

 11:30am - 12:10pm

 Selections from the WIFTI Showcase 

 including The Weather Girl followed by a Q&A
 Free Admission 

 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 Protocols for Writers

 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

 Special demonstration by Canon 

 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 Chi preceded by a presentation by the film's director Anne Wheeler 

 3:30pm - 6:30pm

 Extraños, Des(Pecho)Trucción, and El Regreso/The Return                                                                  

 Followed by a panel discussion with Venezuelan filmmakers and guests

 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 The Meeting and Finsterworld followed by a Q&A

 9:30pm - 11:30pm

 Afterparty followed by a Q&A moderated by Ellie Harvie

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Sunday March 9th 

 12:30pm - 6:00pm           

 Web Series Lounge
 Come at your leisure and browse the latest in web series created by BC women

 1:00pm - 3:30pm

 Michelle Thrush and How A People Live

 Followed by a moderated Q&A and panel discussion with special guests 

 4:00pm - 6:00pm

 A Little Elbow Room and Last Woman Standing  followed by a moderated Q&A                                            

 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm       

 Closing Night
 Legacy award film screenings and the presentation of the Legacy and Festival Awards followed by a reception

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