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Ticket sales start today!

The 2023 program is complete & online and from today tickets for all events are available in advance. Accredited visitors […]


Festivalprogramme for kids and young adults

This year we will present again a great selection of films for children and young adults, school classes and KiTa […]


For the first time at the festival location Dortmund: desired! – filmlust and queer

Fom 18.-23. April the section desired! – filmlust and queer with its focus on LGBTQI* topics and characters will be presented […]


Focus: Accomplices

This year’s focus programme invites feminist solidarity across the history of cinema. For ever since films have been made, women […]


Invisible – the films in the Panorama programme

The Panorama’s documentary and experimental films deal with women’s rights and gender-specific issues under the heading »Invisible«. Because absence also […]


International Feature Film competition 2023 – film selection and prominent jury

The selection in the International Feature Film Competition presents eight current feature films from countries such as Indonesia, Spain, Mexico, […]


This is our key visual 2023!

The international success of female filmmakers will also be a central theme at the 40th edition of the festival. Germany’s […]


17. March: Screening as part of Equal Pay Day »No one Pushes us Away«

Women should earn the same as men? In the 1970s, that was unheard of! Until the »Heinze women«, employees of […]


19. March: »Between Two Worlds« at World Views Dortmund

A heart-warming film that asks whether friendship can cross class lines. BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, FR, 2021, Director: Emmanuel Carrère, 106′ […]


Our International Women’s Day & Equal Pay Day 2023 events

International Women’s Day takes place on March 8th for the 112th time. It creates visibility that women around the world […]


7-9 March: Silent movie music workshop »Klangfarben für Schwarz-weiß«

We cordially invite you to »Klangfarben für Schwarz-weiß«, the generational laboratory for silent film scoring in Cologne. In the 3-day […]


19. February: »Gett – The Trial of Viviane Amsalem« at World Views Dortmund

Viviane Amsalem spends five years fighting for a divorce. A court drama that examines the relationship between Orthodox and secular […]