Nevada Women's Film Festival

Now Accepting Submissions

The 8th Annual Nevada Women's Film Festival

returns to fabulous Las Vegas, June 2022!
more info to come!

 

Thank you to the Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities 

for their continued support of our festival!

 

NWFFest is a project of the Nevada Women's Film Collective, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
This festival is supported, in part, from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency,
which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
This festival is made possible by support from Nevada Humanities and the
National Endowment for the Humanities.

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A Look Back at NWFFest 2021:   June 21 - 27, 2021

58 Films from 20 Countries  ·  Panels, Interviews, Awards, Party!

Please visit our YouTube Channel to see our 2021 Live-Stream Playlist including Q&A with filmmakers, our Nevada Woman of AchievementJemma Jones, our 2021 Nevada Women Filmmakers of the year, Constanza & Domenica Castro, our panel event: Script Supervisors: Unsung Heroes of Film & TV, AND...

Our 2021 Femmy Award Winners!  Congratulations all :)

We thank Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities for making this year's fest possible. We are grateful for the continued support!

From all of us at NWFFest, we look forward to seeing you in person in 2022 :)

 

 

More Information

NWFFest PRESS

Steve Wolford interviews Nikki and filmmaker Ria Pavia (Second Team) about the upcoming festival.

NWFFest Press

How could an industry in which women comprise 50 percent of the consumers employ so few women? Corda set out to address the problem...

NWFFest Press

Catch groundbreaking short films created by Las Vegas creatives.  For the second year now, the Nevada Women’s Film Festival will be screening its selections online, along with live-streamed panel discussions and Q&A sessions.

Women Speak OutWomen Speak Out

Women Speak Out

Women Speak Out is our space for NWFFest filmmakers and supporters to voice opinions and ideas about a variety of topics. Check back weekly as our brilliant women speak out.

Images by Cerebral Itch

Are We Censoring Our Humanity?

Destiny Faith Nelson is the NWFFest 2018 Local Filmmaker of the Year for her film, The Trap

I think we’re all guilty of it, myself included. We see someone’s thoughts expressed on a particular subject, usually one opposing our own perspective, and “judgment mode” immediately turns on, it lashes out and harsh negative words are spouted at people we actually care about and/or even other human beings we’ve actually never even met. We assume that this one perspective is the absolute representation of all that is this other human being.

So how would these conversations play out, face-to-face, looking another human being in the eye? Have our eyes been so glossed by the layer of gorilla glass that we’ve forgotten that we are human beings? I often private message those who I’ve opposed on Social Media, to sit down for coffee and talk about it. Some people like the idea, while with others, I hear crickets.

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