Friday, February 27, 2009

Women on the big screen

Birds Eye View celebrates international women filmmakers with its fifth
London film festival at BFI Southbank, ICA, and Picturehouse cinemas. 9
days jam-packed with over 70 events!

Documentaries at BEV this year include the "undeniably entertaining"
(Variety) Sundance Best Feature Doc 2008 break-out hit American Teen from
Oscar nominated Nanette Bernstein, and The Art Star and The Sudanese Twins
following internationally renowned conceptual artist Vanessa Beecroft. Get
an insight into the world's third largest film industry after Hollywood and
Bollywood, Nigeria's Nollywood in Peace Mission, and women documentary
filmmakers in extraordinary circumstances in Risky Business: Afghan Women
Filmmakers.

Plus Special Preview of Franny Armstrong (McLibel)'s latest campaign flick
The Age of The Stupid, and a gorgeous portrait of the active elderly in The
Time of Their Lives.

See http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/114/docs/docs.html for more details,

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