Women's Voice Week starts in La Palma
The round table will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 17h at Real 21 en Los Llanos de Aridane, in english with simultaneous translation into Spanish.
5pm: Introduction of the panel by the moderator with a contextual presentation on the distribution and distribution of the films and a brief introduction of the panelists
5.10pm: Tour de table of the panelists with presentation of each - your role and the role of her organization / association + eventual facts, role or action in the distribution or distribution of women's films. 10min / each.
6pm: discussion about 50/50 festivalschallenge, the necessity for women's film festivals, the image/representation of women in films, tracks of solutions: platform / network, etc. Free intervention.
6.30pm: Exchange and discussion with the public.
Francine Raveney is the founder and former Director of the European Women’s Audiovisual Network, where she oversaw research, training and networking. She currently works at the Eurimages film fund where she specializes in gender equality and co-productions and oversaw the adoption of the first ever pan-European recommendation on gender equality in the audiovisual sector. She regularly teaches at such schools as Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and works as a consultant and on juries at film festivals.
An avid film-goer, Julie Rassat, after a decade in media businesses, in 2018 she created SheDoesFilmz, the first online film platform dedicated 100% to feature films by women directors. Scoring world festivals and meeting directors from all walks of life, she’s buzzing in the discovery of creative talent audiences were missing out on.
Margarida Almirall, Licenciada en Comunicación Audiovisual en la Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. Ha colaborado en diversas revistas de crítica cinematográfica. Forma parte del equipo de Drac Màgic de Barcelona collaborating at Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones.
Doris Posch is a Vienna-based film and media scholar, lecturer and film curator with a focus on transnational, postcolonial, and emerging cinemas. Numerous international lectures, presentations and chairing on African and Caribbean film cultures and Diasporas, gender politics, intersectionality and film festival research.
Norma Guevara is the Programming Manager for the International Women’s Films Festival. Born in Cuba, Norma Guevara is a programmer, translator, comedian and stage director living in Paris, programming a Latin American section in 1990 and making the selection process more demanding, therefore giving the Festival more legitimacy.