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ZFF 2023: April 27 - April 29, 2023

Time & Location

April 27 - 29, 2023

Princess Twin Cinema, 46 King St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 2W8, Canada


  • Quant-Apr 27, 5:30

    The life of Mary Quant, the renowned designer often credited with the invention of the mini skirt, chronicling her rise from a fashion-conscious tomboy growing up in the Welsh countryside to a daring avant-garde designer. 

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  • And Still I Sing-Apr 27 7:30

    Afghan Star—Afghanistan's answer to American Idol—is a raging success, capturing the hearts of millions of viewers. And for 13 straight seasons, only men have won it. This powerful doc follows Afghan Star contestants Zahra and Sadiqa as they compete in the final episodes of the 14th season just as the Taliban returns to power.

  • Coded Bias-Apr 28 5:30

    When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that many facial recognition technologies misclassify women and darker-skinned faces, she is compelled to investigate further and start the Algorithmic Justice League. It turns out that artificial intelligence, which was defined by a homogeneous group of men, is not neutral.

  • The Grizzlies-Apr 28 7:30

    The Grizzlies is a 2018 Canadian sports drama film, directed by Miranda de Pencier. Based on a true story, the film depicts a youth lacrosse team that was set up to help combat an onslaught of youth suicide in the community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut.

  • Subjects of Desire-Apr 29 2:00

    Subjects of Desire explores the cultural shift in North American beauty standards through the contestants competing at the Miss Black America Pageant.

  • Safe Haven-Apr 29 4:30

    SAFE HAVEN weaves together the powerful stories of U.S. war resisters who sought safe haven in Canada during both the Vietnam and Iraq wars. SAFE HAVEN shows the reality and the myth of Canada as a welcoming country to those seeking protection.




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