Women of Color Film Festival

Third-year Film and Animation student Taylor Goethe is organizing the Women of Color Film Festival at RIT, an event that will include screenings, a keynote and a panel discussion. 

The festival is an all-day celebration of women of color in the film industry, and also a platform to introduce diverse filmmaking to young people. It is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in MAGIC Spell Studios’ Wegman Theater. 

Cis, trans and nonbinary women of color filmmakers can submit their work for screening inclusion here. The films and animations must be between 1 and 20 minutes and rated PG or lower. Deadline for submission is March 15.

The panel is set to consist of women of color faculty in RIT’s School of Film and Animation (SOFA) while the keynote speaker is Taylor K. Shaw, founder and CEO of Black Women AnimateShaw's talk is slated for 9:30 a.m., followed by film screenings at 10 a.m. and a panel at 2 and 2:30 p.m.

SOFA and Black Women Animate are sponsoring the open-to-the-public event. Questions can be emailed to taygoet@gmail.com.

Taylor Goethe

Event Snapshot
When and Where
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
MAGIC Spell Studios
Wegman Theater

Open to the Public

Interpreter Requested


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