Generic Film / Movie StillNow in its tenth year, The Birds Eye View Film Festival has revealed details of its annual International Women’s Day Gala and Festival.

The event in April is part of the organization’s mission to celebrate and support the best international female filmmaking talent.

Nana Ekvtimishvili’s and Simon GroƟ’s award-winning Georgian feature In Bloom will open the Festival on Tuesday 8th April where it will receive its UK Premiere. Lola Bessis and Ruben Amar’s touching French-American family drama Swim Little Fish Swim, which will also receive its UK premiere, will close the six day Festival on Sunday 13th April.

Ahead of this, there will be a special screening of Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines which is to be shown as part of International Women’s Day which takes place on Saturday 8th March.

The 2014 festival aims to be Birds Eye View’s biggest and best so far, with a host of UK premieres and special events featuring some of the world’s leading female filmmakers and rising new talents. The programme also includes industry programmes supported by the British Council and Creative Skillset, plus much more in six days of endlessly inspiring women from across the globe.

Events and screening will take place at BFI Southbank, Barbican, Curzon Soho, ICA, Electric Cinema and several more venues. The full programme will be announced in February.

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