Programme

This page is a work-in-progress. We know the when, the where and some of the who and what of WOFFF 2017, as well as all the details on how to buy festival tickets. As we firm up what films we’re screening and other info, we’ll continue to update this page.

Here’s what we’ve got so far: 

WOFFF 2017 Programme Sat 16 and Sun 17 Sept PDF

Thursday 14 September 

What: Launch Event – Mamma Mia 

Where: Picturehouse Duke of York’s, Preston Circus, BN1 4NA 

When: Doors 6:00 Screening 6:30 PM 

Half-price tickets 

Picturehouse Duke of York’s  is offering half-price  Mamma Mia tickets to anyone who buys one full-price WOFFF 2017 screening or workshop ticket. This offer is available only by collection in person at Picturehouse Duke of York’s, Preston Circus, Brighton BN1 4NA. 

How to claim your half-price Mamma Mia ticket: 

  • Buy a ticket for any WOFFF screening or workshop on EventBrite 
  • Then, head to the Picturehouse Duke of York’s. 
  • Show box office staff your Eventbrite Unique Reference Number and you’ll be eligible for a discounted Mamma Mia ticket.

Full price tickets 

Tickets for Mamma Mia are available here

Saturday 16 September 

Screenings and Free Events 

What: Women Over 50 Film Festival Day One Film Screenings 

Where: Sallis Benny Theatre, University of Brighton, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY  

When: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM 

12:00 PM Screening 1  

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

1:45 PM Screening 2 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

WOFFF 2016 Hire a Mum by Louise Hutt

 3:30 PM FREE Event 1 

Louise FitzGerald, Film and Screen Studies, University of Brighton on Older Women’s Representation in Mamma Mia – a lecture with clips 

This is a FREE event but you still have to register here for entry 

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

4:45 PM Screening 3 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 6:30 PM Screening 4 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

Saturday 16 September 

Workshops 

What: Women Over 50 Film Festival Day One Film Workshops 

Where: Room G4, University of Brighton, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY  

When: 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1:00 – 3:00 PM Workshop 1 

Embroidery workshop with Vanessa Marr, Lecturer in Graphic Design for Digital Media and Illustration for Screen Arts, University of Brighton. 

Women and domesticity – What’s Your Perspective? Stitch your views onto a duster! 

This practical workshop invites you to share your views, thoughts and experiences on the relationship between women and domesticity. Since 2014 Vanessa has been running a practice-based research project exploring this relationship.  

Using the traditional yellow duster as a canvas, stitching as glue and a collection of advertisements and other visual communication as inspiration, you will be inspired to create a collaged composition upon a duster. Express your own experiences and exploring the messages that are presented to women and girls through popular media. 

You will also be supported with sewing instruction and a variety of materials will be provided. Feel free to bring you own ideas and research to this session too. All abilities welcome.  

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

3:30 – 5:00 PM Workshop 2 

How to Make a Film on Your Smart Phone with Deirdre Mulcahy, BBC Mobile/Video Journalism Trainer 

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

5:30 – 6:30 PM Workshop 3 

Documentary pitch training for Whicker’s World Foundation with Jane Mote, International TV executive and consultant with the Whicker’s World Foundation  

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 7:00 – 8:00 PM Workshop 4  

Learn Latin American Dance with 82 year-old Elsa Perez. Elsa is a dancer, choreographer and the star of the short documentary Get RielAll abilities welcome. 

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 Sunday 17 September 

Screenings and Free Event 

What: Women Over 50 Film Festival Day One Film Screenings 

Where: Sallis Benny Theatre, University of Brighton, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY  

When: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM 

 12:00PM Screening 5 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 1:45 PM Screening 6 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 3:30 PM FREE Event 2 

All-female panel event – Rebecca Kesby (BBC World Service) in conversation on The Journey of a Film with Vanessa Bailey, Lucy Sheen and Angi Mariani  

This is a FREE event but you still have to register here for entry 

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

WOFFF 2016 panel event: Rebecca Kesby, Yvonne Connikie and Melody Bridges

 4:45 PM Screening 3 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 6:30 PM Screening 4 

Variety of short drama, documentary, experimental and animation films by/about women over 50.   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 

Sunday 17 September 

Workshops 

What: Women Over 50 Film Festival Day One Film Workshops 

Where: Room G4, University of Brighton, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY  

When: 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

 1:00 – 2:00 PM Workshop 5 

From Script to Screen with Tracey Rooney (Director Holby City, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street)  

Through sharing clips from TV dramas she has directed over her 20 year career in British TV, Tracey will discuss and analyse some of her directorial choices, providing tips and insight to help the budding filmmaker.  

 Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 2:30 – 3:30 PM Workshop 6 

Making and Distributing your Film in the Digital Era with Jessica Duncanson, FilmDoo 

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 5:00 – 6:00 PM Workshop 7 

Workshopping a drama work-in-progress film with Alice Seabright   

Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

 6:30 – 7:3PM Workshop 8  

News and Current Affair Production with Brighton’s Latest TV  

 Tickets: https://wofff17tickets.eventbrite.co.uk/