March 10th starting at 5pm
Equinox Women’s Film Festival is a collection of films showcasing women. Put together by Mat-Su National Organization of Women and Mat-Su College, join us for our 4th annual film festival! We have selected films that were directed, and/or written by women, and are highlighting a woman's story. Prior to the showing of the films, please visit our many booths featuring local craftswomen and business owners, enjoy a bite from a food truck and throw back a local crafted brew.
Check out the Film Schedule, Posters and Trailers below!
Girls and Glaciers
This short documentary follows teens Akua and Melodie as they expand Their personal boundaries in a challenging high alpine landscape. They learn science, art, wilderness skills --and confidencet to take them into their adult life.
After discovering a lump in her breast, a 40-something, professional woman must navigate a laggard medical system to learn her fate.
Harri is a lieutenant colonel in the Estonian army embarking on missions to Iraq and Afghanistan. Struggling with the guilt of not being there for his estranged son, Harri decides to make up for lost time by going on a father-son winter trip to an island. Due to the slow queue in the harbor, Harri decideds to take the quicker way - a local ice road over the frozen sea.
This film tells about a girl who had been followed and abused sexually suffered sendary injuries which were all from different treatments of people around her.
Long Walk Home: The Incredible Journey of Sheila Burnford
In 1961, Shelia Burnford's first book, The Incredible Journey, became an international bestseller and eventually, a popular Walt Disney film. Full of her love for nature and the wilderness of her home in Northwestern Ontario, ultimately, it was a love letter to a beloved dog who walked beside her through war and peace and everything in between.
Despite how pure love can be, relationships don't always end so perfectly. The evolution of Hailey and Emma's relationship is explored through their collective memories as the girls retrace their times together. After their relationship ends, Hailey goes to a desperate length to be with Emma again.
Wild Woman is an animated poem to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution in a plea for empathy. Scenes transform and melt as the animator also explores her personal struggle of becoming a mother and identifying as such in our current social and political climate.
A Light Above
A young girl fights her way out of sex trafficking.
The morning of her mother's funeral, Angela still can't find the words for the eulogy. She receives help from some unexpected furry friends in this original musical film.
Concerning Childfree Women
The word lunadigas comes from Sardinian, it is used for sheep that which not reproduce. Lunadigas is a film about women who have chosen to be childfree; a great taboo in Italy, still in these years. The film brings out personal experiences that are unique, unforeseen emotions unfold as the women give their different reasons for choosing to be childfree. The aim of Lunadigas is making to emerge this reality of the women, socially hidden, to contribute to overcome the taboo.