Magazine article Screen International

Screen Partners on Underwire Festival Award

Magazine article Screen International

Screen Partners on Underwire Festival Award

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The fifth Underwire Festival, which showcases shorts made by female filmmakers, will run Nov 11-15 at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick, London.

The festival presents 10 programmes of shorts by women and 10 awards. Screen Interantional is proud to sponsor the XX Award for best female protagonist.

The nominees for that prize are:

The Wolf, the Ship and the Little Green Bag - Kathryn MacCorgarry GrayA Moment to Move - Georgia ParrisLay Me Down - Lucy Tcherniak [pictured]Anita - Geoff BellhouseThe Line - Faye Gilbert

In addition to screenings, the festival hosts development and networking events, live music, comedy and parties. Events include a day devoted to women comedy writers, screenwriting advice, an animators discussion, and panels on lesbian representation, the Bechdel Test, and female superheroes. …

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