Short film festival to celebrate women

TREELANDS Drive Cinema in Yamba is hosting the 15th WOW Film Festival next week.

The festival promotes and recognises the talents of women directors, producers, writers, editors and cinematographers in the Oceania and Australian film industry.

It is a unique festival that offers emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to screen short works that have a woman's perspective.

The festival runs on Friday and Saturday next week and features Australian and International short films, plus the feature film No Reservations starring Kerry Armstrong and celebrated Australian documentary River of No Return.

Festival tickets cost $25 or $10 per session. The festival opens at 6.45pm Friday with wine and cheese, followed by the first session at 7.15pm, featuring River of No Return and other shorts.

No Reservations is screening with short films at the evening session on Saturday, which starts with wine and cheese at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

You can pick up a program from the cinema. Out There will publish an abbreviated program next week.

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