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Open For Submissions 9th July - 6th October 2021

Women Of The Lens Film Festival, the premier platform dedicated to celebrating talented Black women filmmakers

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MyLife Review Womenofthelens

The iconic Mary J Blige is the subject of the Amazon Prime documentary My Life. Read our review… 


Rachel Zegler is Snow White

Woman of colour Rachel Zegler, is set to play Snow White in a Disney, live action remake.


Shakespearean texts will be re-examined by a collection of women who’re seeking to make the historic texts more accessible to younger generations.  


BAFTA has revealed that it pledges to improve diversity within its membership after the release of the results of its membership survey. Currently 37% for its members are women, 12.2% are from ‘BAME’ communities, 5.3% are disabled and 9.7% are LGBTQI+. 


“…So many black mixed people like myslef have come out to America becasue the opportunities just weren’t there for us…”

WendyCummins with WomenOfTheLens

Listen to our latest Insight to Industry podcast with Radiate Festival founder Wendy Cummins.

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Submission Terms & Conditions 2021

Submission Terms & Conditions 2021

By submitting your production via FilmFreeway to Women Of The Lens Film Festival (aka Women Of The Lens or the Festival) you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions: Women Of The Lens Film Festival is not responsible for the streaming quality of online...

‘My Life’ laid bare by Mary J Blige

‘My Life’ laid bare by Mary J Blige

The My Life in the title of the Amazon production is that of Mary J Blige and we meet this Queen as she prepares to perform at the Barclays Centre, New York. The Yonkers native presides on stage wearing her signature thigh-high stilettoed boots, padded-shoulder jacket...

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Women Of The Lens was created to reveal the complexity, diversity and multiplicities of black women and women of colour. We'll work with productions to change perceptions and practice.

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