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One of the longest-running women’s film festivals in the world, The St. John's International Women's Film Festival has been dedicated to screening films written, directed, or produced by women for 28 years.

SJIWFF29  •  October 17-21, 2018



Our Festival celebrates women working in the global film, television and interactive industry. The annual five-day festival presents an innovative program of international documentaries, short films, and feature works every October in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador.


Access exceptional training, filmmaker-focused networking, and business development opportunities through our unique programs including the [Interactive] Film Industry Forum,  [Interactive] Incubator Project, RBC Michelle Jackson Emerging Filmmaker Award and others.


We showcase the local film and interactive community nationally and internationally through year-round events and community partnerships, all open to the general public. Our Festival is one of the province’s largest and most anticipated cultural events of the year.


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