true to life
These films are based on a true story or set in a real time in history.
Not just for girls! These films feature empowering girls breaking the mold.
These films are based on book or graphic novel.
Returning filmmakers whose films have screened in previous Festivals
Best of the Fest Awards + Party
For ages 6+ — You came, you saw, you voted! After four weekends of great films, we’re counting the votes to create a one-of-a-kind program featuring the best short films from the Festival — as determined by our audience (that’s you!) Watch the contenders for our annual audience and jury awards and then see which of your favorites come out on top when we announce the winners. Then we party!