St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF)
Established in 1989 to support and promote women filmmakers, the SJIWFF produces several screenings, workshops and other events throughout the year, culminating in a five-day annual film festival held in October in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. These dynamic events attract over 4,500 participants. Every year the Festival receives over 400 film submissions and from those we present a powerful program of international documentaries, short films and feature works.
Festival week also features the [Interactive] Film Industry Forum, consisting of panels, workshops and face-to-face meetings for filmmakers, producers, and interactive creators. The Forum focuses on the business of filmmaking while the Festival celebrates international works by women.