The Zonta Club of Kitchener Waterloo distributed funds raised at the 2022 Zonta Film Festival on October 19, 2022. Over $33,0000 was distributed to the following organizations:
Sexual Assault Support Centre(WR) $ 4,000
Children Witness Centre $ 5,000
Women's Crisis Services of WR $10,000
Shelter Movers $ 2,000
Zonta International Service Projects $11,750
Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship$ 1,000
Thanks to our sponsors, film lovers and event committee for making this happen. We couldn't do this without you!
Questions about the Zonta Film Festival? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 27th to April 30, 2022
Princess Twin Cinemas
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT &
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
We all know sharing stories can change lives. Films of our stories can inspire action, bring hope and raise awareness. The Zonta Film Festival (ZFF) showcases inspiring, powerful and thought-provoking films made by women. We are one of a limited number of film festivals in Canada that exclusively exhibits female filmmakers.
And your ticket makes a difference: ALL proceeds will be donated to support local and global initiatives improving the lives of women and girls. In 2019 ZFF was able contribute over $22,000 to local organizations and in 2021 our IWD event contributed over $20,000 to Zonta International projects. ZFF tickets are $15.00 per show.
In a Midwestern state caught between the opioid epidemic and rising incarceration for women, three unforgettable mothers
Wednesday April 27 at 5:15 pm
Directed by Jennifer Redfearn
86 mins. | USA | 2020
THE MAGNITUDE OF ALL THINGS
In Jennifer Abbott’s cinematic journey, the Sundance award-winning Director (The Corporation) draws
Wednesday April 27 at 5:15 pm and
Friday April 29 at 7:30 pm
Directed by Jennifer Abbott
86 min . | Canada | 2020
A WORD AFTER A WORD AFTER A WORD IS POWER
The film crew keeps pace with Atwood as she jets to speaking engagements around the world
Wednesday April 27 at 7:30 pm &
Saturday April 30 at 4:15 pm
Directed by Nancy Lang & Peter Raymont
94 mins. | Canada | 2019
WOODGIRLS: A DUET FOR A DREAM
Leila and Sedighehhave bravely chosen their profession with love and passion, a non-traditional move
Friday April 29 at 2:00 pm
Directed by Azadeh Bizargiti
76 min . | Iran | 2021
Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and cutting-edge, mouth-watering food
Friday April 29 at 4:15 pm
Directed by Julie Cohen & Betsy West
95 mins. | USA | 2021
Mary Two-Axe Earley, I Am Indian Again
Courtney Montour | 34 min. | Canada | 2021
Sheona McDonald | 19 min. | Canada | 2021
Sasha Rainbow | 24 min. | India | 2019
Saturday April 30 at 2:00 pm
Zonta KW is celebrating International Women’s Day on April 28th, 5:45pm during the Zonta Film Festival.
Come join us for a special evening and support this year’s theme of #BreakTheBias.
$35 ticket for the event includes the film, POWER MERI
and an individual charcuterie box(regular, gluten free or vegetarian).
POWER MERI follows Papua New Guinea's first national women's rugby league team, the PNG Orchids, on their journey to the 2017 World Cup in Australia
Following the film there will be a stimulating panel discussion and Q and A with local elite female athletes who will share their personal journeys and experiences.