The Family of Woman Film Film Festival was founded to bring attention to the issues confronting women and girls around the world through compelling cinematic stories. The 8th annual Family of Woman Film Festival, with the theme, Women and Their Dreams, will present a selection of films about exceptional woman and girls who have taken control of their destinies.


2015 Event Schedule

Monday, February 23

5:30 PM, The Community Library, Ketchum
Filmmaker Retrospective
Shame, (Pakistan) presented by Mohammed Naqvi


Tuesday, February 24

6:00 PM, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Sun Valley
The Bonni Curran Memorial Lecture for the Health and Dignity of Women
Jill Sheffield, Founder, Women Deliver



Saturday, February 28

11:00 AM, The Sun Valley Opera House
FREE MATINEE of Kicking Machismo (Brazil), and Fists of Fury (India), with filmmaker Reed Lindsay

3:00 PM, The Sun Valley Opera House
Light Fly, Fly High (India) with discussion led by Reed Lindsay

7:00 PM The Sun Valley Opera House
#chicagogirl (Syria/USA), with filmmaker Joe Piscatella and film subject, Alaa Basatneh


Sunday, March 1

1:00 PM, The Sun Valley Opera House
Pakistan’s Hidden Shame (Pakistan), with filmmaker Mohammed Naqvi




Thursday, February 26

7:00 PM, The Sun Valley Opera House
The Supreme Price (Nigeria), with filmmaker Joanna Lipper and film subject, Hafsat Abiola


Friday, February 27

7:00 PM, The Sun Valley Opera House
Sepideh (Iran), with NASA astronaut, Barbara Morgan, and private Iranian-American astronaut, Anousheh Ansari, featured in the film

SEPIDEH   (Credit: Paul Wilson)