This week the Regina International Film Festival announced an expanded schedule of international films and also unveiled a new design for its logo and statuette awards. Gone is the statuette of a naked female body, replaced by a gender neutral form.
The festival, which will run from Aug. 14-18, will also include a panel discussion — Speaking The Truth: Power Balance, Sexual Abuse and Gender Discrimination in the Entertainment Industry — along with master classes taught by Bill Plympton and Alanis Obomsawin.
The festival will showcase 130 films from 39 countries in 31 different languages. It will include 20 world premieres, 55 Canadian premieres and 50 Saskatchewan premieres. Of the 130 films, 25 were under the guidance of female directors.
Read more about RIFFA’s expanding lineup here.