Oxford International Women’s Festival

Women’s Journeys,
Oxford City of Sanctuary

1—17 March 2024

Join us for two weeks of events, online and in venues across Oxford.

Celebrate women’s personal journeys of discovery and find inspiration from women who have built successful lives, following journeys of trauma and heartbreak.

Women Sharing their Journeys

Women Sharing their Journeys

Saturday 2nd March 10.30am – 3.30pm

Join us for African dance workshops, a wellbeing and mental health awareness presentation and short narratives and sharing of personal journeys.

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Thunder in our Hearts

Thunder in our Hearts

Saturday 2nd March 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Fierce and fun, cheeky and charming, badass and beguiling, Feisty Choir sing songs in acapella by, about and celebrating women’s lives. We’ll be joined by the fabulous and funny poet Tina Sederholm.

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A New Leaf

A New Leaf

Sunday 3rd March 2.45pm & Monday 4th March 6.15pm

1971 American black comedy film written and directed by Elaine May in her directorial debut based on the short story “The Green Heart” by Jack Ritchie.

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The Watermelon Woman

The Watermelon Woman

Monday 11th March 6pm & Thursday 14th March 8.45pm

1996 American romantic comedy-drama film written, directed, and edited by Cheryl Dunye.

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Morvern Callar

Morvern Callar

Sunday 17th March 2.45pm & Wednesday 20th March 8.45pm

Morvern Callar is a 2002 British psychological drama. After her beloved boyfriend’s suicide, a mourning supermarket worker and her best friend hit the road in Scotland.

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Adoption

Adoption

Sunday 24th March 3.15pm &
Monday 25th March 6.15pm

1975 Hungarian drama film. The story of Kata, a lonely middle-aged female factory worker, who becomes interested in neglected children and tries to adopt one.

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