Breaking the Sound Barrier-Hollywood Women's Film Festival

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A film festival organized by the Hollywood Women's Film Institute, which is a non-profit feminist organization. The institute and festival founders are filmmakers, feminists and graduates of The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and American University, Washington, D.C.. The Institute serves women in film, TV, music and media, internationally. The festival's mission is to empower women filmmakers in all aspects of Motion Pictures and Television, providing a forum for women from all countries to come to Los Angeles and show their films. Their goal toward change is to engage both men and women in raising awareness through working together and participating in panel discussions and workshops to balance the power scales and end gender and racial inequity. Panels and workshops are focused on filmmaking, directing, writing, producing, composing, costume design, artistic support, financing, distribution, activism in the arts, and ending the systemic culture of sexism and abuse in our industry. The festival programs are designed to help empower women, creating a strong foundation for future filmmakers while helping to create opportunities for women filmmakers today.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Jun 13 2019
EventBreaking the Sound Barrier-Hollywood Women's Film Festival - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Duration: Jun 13 2019Jun 13 2019


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