51Fest Alum “For Sama” Gets Oscar Nomination

For Sama, the feature documentary directed by filmmaker Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts has been nominated for an Academy Award® in the Best Documentary Feature category. We screened the film at our inaugural 51Fest last July and are thrilled to see the filmmakers received this incredible nomination. Below is a synopsis provided by PBS Frontline: […]

Read all about it!

The inaugural edition of 51Fest received some incredible press coverage. Here are some of our highlights. AM New York “51Fest balances screenings of projects by women filmmakers and movies with a strong central female character with sit-down conversations.” Bedford + Bowery “There’s no stopping the calls for women behind and in front of the camera, […]

Tina Brown interviewed on Good Day New York!

With 51Fest launching at this weekend, Tina Brown (Women In The World) was interviewed by the team at Good Day New York on Fox5! Featuring clips from our lineup including After The Wedding, For Sama and Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, take a look below to see where the idea for 51Fest came […]

Tickets on Sale!

Don’t miss out on 51Fest and grab your ticket today! For our full line up, please click here. TICKETS & PASSES Tickets are available online or at the IFC Center box office, open daily 10:30 am-10:00 pm. Ticket prices for festival events are: Opening night screening of KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY $25 […]

Join us for the inaugural 51Fest!

We are proud to unveil the inaugural lineup for 51Fest, presented by Women in the World and IFC Center! Celebrating the voice, vision and stories of the female majority through compelling screenings and conversations, all by or about women, the first annual 51Fest will be held July 18-21 in New York City. 51Fest will open […]