Celebrate the centenary of International Women's Day with the annual World of Women Film Festival.
SBS Film

7 Mar 2011 - 12:00 AM  UPDATED 26 Feb 2014 - 4:09 PM

The three-day World of Women (WOW) Film Festival launches at the City of Sydney library (Customs House) on March 8 and continue with a series of screenings, premieres, awards and filmmakers Q&As, at the Dendy Opera Quays and NSW Parliament House

In its 17th year, WOW aims to showcase contemporary short films with key creative input by women … fiction, documentary, animation and experimental. The tagline of the event is, “seeing the world through the eyes of women”.

Short film highlights include the Sydney Premiere Emilia Eckle (pictured), directed and starring Alyssa McClelland (The Bet, Surviving Georgia) and David Lyons, (Sea Patrol, ER), Sydney premiere and award winning Red Water Red directed by Qing Xie, Not Even a Mouse a moving drama directed by actor Zoe Carides (Packed to the Rafter, All Saints), How God Works directed by Matilda Brown (Underbelly, Rake).

The many premieres include World premiere of Mad, directed by Meryl Tankard, the Australian premiere of The Bridge directed by Martha Goddard and starring Diana Glenn (Oyster Farmer, Satisfaction), Sydney premiere of An Unfinished Romance directed by Alison Heather and starring Zoe Ventoura (Packed to the Rafters, Footloose), Matt Rossner (Wolf Lullaby) and Australian premiere of With My Little Eye, directed by Kylie Plunkett and starring Isabella Woodlock, Martin Blum (City Homicide) and Meredith Penman (City Homicide, Rush)

Full program & ticket info here.