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NEVADA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL

Welcome to the 8th Annual NWFFest located in fabulous Las Vegas!

This year we are excited to be back with our first in-person event since March of 2019. Our film lineup includes 63 films from 13 countries, with screenings beginning on Thursday, June 23rd.

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FESTIVAL EVENTS

Special events include our 2022 Nevada Woman Filmmaker of the Year event on Friday evening. This year we are pleased to honor Deborah Richards for her body of work, including her first feature, Move Me No Mountain, which will be screened, followed by an in-depth interview hosted by our board member Danette Tull of the Nevada Film Office.

Filmmaker Mixer to follow!

On Saturday we celebrate our 2022 Vanguard Award Honoree, Ry Russo-Young. Part 1 of Ry’s HBO documentary series, Nuclear Family, will be screened, followed by a red-carpet meet and greet. Next, a panel discussion will include the filmmaker (and documentary subject) Ry Russo-Young, Ry’s mothers, Robin Young and Sandy Russo, and their lawyer, Harriet Newman Cohen, Esq. The documentary explores the landmark custody dispute that hinged on the parental rights of Ry’s two mothers (a same-sex couple) and the interests of her biological father.

Festivities conclude on Sunday evening with our 8th Annual Femmy Awards. Be sure to check out the nominees!

From all of us at NWFFest, we look forward to seeing you soon, in-person in Las Vegas!

ACCOMMODATIONS

We’ve partnered with:
Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino and The Plaza. Filmmakers will receive 20% off with code.

VENUE

Our venue for 2022 is MEET Las Vegas! MEET is easily accessible form any part of town. Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas MEET is just a block from the Strip and two blocks from the Fremont Street Experience.

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PARKING

Parking is available at the Douglas Parking Lot on a first-come, first-serve basis, by credit card at a rate of $5 per 12 hours from Monday at Midnight-Friday at 4:00pm, and $10 per 12 hours from Friday at 4:01pm-Sunday at 11:59pm. This area is north of MEET Las Vegas where you may park at any of the “M” marked spots. 

Fremont Parking Garage nearby is also available at 111 South 4th Street.

You may also take advantage of rideshare options like Uber or Lyft.

*Schedule Subject to Change

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

SCREEN 1*

5:00PM

En Avant (13 min)
Cadence (17 min)
Dance for Emily (10 min)
Warrior Spirit (96 min)

SCREEN 2*

5:15PM

Adam (15 min)
Aurora (29 min)
Don’t Let Go (10 min)
Lost In Memories (5 min)
Natalie (71 min)

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Nevada Woman Filmmaker of the Year: An Evening with Deborah Richards
Red Carpet

5:00PM

Featured Screening: Move Me No Mountain (90 min)

6:00PM

Interview Hosted by Danette Tull followed by Q&A

7:30PM

Filmmaker Mixer

8:30PM

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

SCREEN 2* (Family-Friendly)

10:45AM

Lucha and the Ekeko (8 min)
Synchrea: The Seer (2 min)
The Times We Were Living In (13 min)
Why I Give (22 min)
Take a Chance (4 min)
A Place to Call Home (16 min)
Generation Impact:
The Scientist
(7 min)

Vanguard Event with Featured Guest Filmmaker Ry Russo-Young
Featured Screening: Nuclear Family (Pt. 1) (60 min)

11:00AM

Red Carpet

12:00PM

Panel Discussion, Moderated by Brett Levner, and Vanguard Award

12:30PM


SCREEN 1*

2:15PM

Finding Wilson (9 min)
Winter 1941 (14 min)
Tunnel Rat (5 min)
Beyond Methuselah (116 min)

SCREEN 2*

2:30PM

Sproutland (26 min)
Moe (13 min)
She’s The Protagonist (14 min)
The Woman Who Didn’t Want to Cry (15 min)
Pursue Dreams Deferred (25 min)
In Her Element (32 min)

SCREEN 2*

5:00PM

The Majestic Adventures of Ofelia de Souza (3 min)
Well Actually (9 min)
Dandelion (12 min)
Guardian (13 min)
Goodbye, Petrushka (98 min)

SCREEN 1*

5:15PM

Tender Moon (9 min)
Inside the Beauty Bubble (31 min)
China Blue (6 min)
Selfish (6 min)
The Parking Lot Dreams (8 min)
The Creative High (75 min)

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

SCREEN 1*

2:15PM

Wool (9 min)
Dreamer (8 min)
A Poetess (14 min)
Lilian (16 min)
Heard (9 min)
Women in the Front Seat
(74 min)

SCREEN 2*

2:30PM

On Your Behalf (16 min)
Whistle (28 min)
Special (12 min)
Blood of Your Generation (14 min)
Plastic Dream (21 min)
Friends in the Attic (9 min)
Toxic Love (8 min)
Wildcat (15 min)

SCREEN 1*

5:00PM

If My Voice Rang Louder Than My Skin (4 min)
Windsor Park: The Sinking Streets (14 min)
I Don’t Like Me (3 min)
Caught (15 min)
Blunt (20 min)
You Got the Look (11 min)
Desert Apocalypse (18 min)
Aftermath (38 min)

SCREEN 2*

5:15PM

Novenario (20 min) Mighty Victoria (120 min)

8th Annual Femmy Awards
Hosted by Nikki Corda

8:00PM