WOFFF22 films announced – find out more about our fantastic Official Selections

We’re delighted to announce this year’s Women Over 50 Film Festival official selections. 53 independent short films from around the world offering a dazzling display of older women’s talent in front of and behind the camera. All the films will be available to view online from Friday 9 September to Friday 30 September. All films… Read more

She’s Curious: WOFFF at Depot

Lots of people worry about growing older. Many of us think it’s a time of decline, ill-health, reduced opportunities and loneliness. But research doesn’t back up this pessimistic view of later life. The U-cure of happiness shows that people are happiest at the beginnings and the ends of their lives. Ashton Applewhite, author of This… Read more

WOFFF on tour 2022

2 women in a room. 1 on a chair reading a book, the other standing looking up

We’ve got some amazing documentary, animation, drama and experimental short films to share with you throughout 2022. Films selected by the WOFFF21 jury and audience are visiting cinemas, care homes, community venues and universities around Britain and virtually worldwide.  Moving Pictures is our COVID-safe programme for elder-care residential homes and community venues. Some of these… Read more

Best Short Script Prize 2022

Entries are now open for our Best Short Script prize and we’re delighted that for 2022 we’ll be partnering with Shedunnit Productions for the fourth year in a row to offer script consultation and mentoring to the winner.  Creating short scripts is such an artform, so we want to recognise and celebrate that. We’re always… Read more

WOFFF21 winners announced

WOFFF21 award winner revealed After another fantastic festival, the votes are in and the decisions have been made. We’re delighted to share the winners’ results with you. We say this every year and every year it’s true – every film we screened was a winner in our eyes. We want to thank everyone who submitted… Read more

TENA AGELESS AWARD

TENA is the lead sponsor of the 7th Women Over Fifty Film Festival. TENA is on a mission to destigmatise the negative stereotypes around ageing and incontinence. Last year, they launched a campaign with women over 50 talking openly about their bodies, together with the line ‘Our bodies change by why should we?’ It was… Read more