POW Film Fest! This Weekend

Northwest Academy film teacher, Nora Colie, is the managing director of POW Film Fest, a film festival showcasing films by women and non-binary directors. 

In its 14th year, POW is happening this weekend from Friday, September 3–6, 2021 both at the Hollywood Theatre on opening night, and then the Clinton Street Theater for three days and nights after.
Please see below some of the highlights of the festival and you can learn more about the whole line up here: https://www.powfilmfest.com/schedule
Faya Dayi
Friday, September 3rd: 7 pm - The Hollywood Theater
An exploration of Ethiopia’s most lucrative cash crop, a stimulant leaf called khat. This film weaves a tapestry of intimate stories of the people caught between violent government repression, khat-induced fantasies and treacherous journeys beyond their borders.
INTERVIEW WE DID WITH FILMMAKER: https://vimeo.com/596001703

Everything in the End
Saturday, September 4th: 7pm - The Clinton Theater
Stranded in a small village during Earth's final days, a man seeks solace in the brief human connections he encounters.
INTERVIEW WE DID WITH FILMMAKER: https://vimeo.com/596079081

Rebel Objects
Sunday, September 5th: 7pm - The Clinton Theater Haunted by the otherworldly mystery of ancient stone spheres, an anthropologist returns to her childhood home of Costa Rica to repair a broken relationship with her father.
Chronicles of Her
Monday, September 6th: 4pm - The Clinton Theater
Five heroines from five different, yet similar, worlds face social and systematic oppression and injustice. We follow their journeys as they struggle for hope and a better life.
Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 1:00 pm
      • SHORTS PROGRAM I: Misogyny
        a collection of short films exploring the idea of misogyny and some of its ramifications.
Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 3:30 pm
        a collection of short films on social liberation
September 5th, 2021 at 1:00pm
        a collection of documentary shorts
September 5th, 2021 at 3:30 pm
        a collection of short films focusing on earth, water and fire
Monday, September 6th, 2021 at 1:00 pm
    • SHORTS PROGRAM V: Empirical
      a collection of short experimental films