IIFF 2022 Call for Submissions Out


Calling all Zimbabwean filmmakers!

Submit your film to International Images Film Festival for Women.

Download Application Form here

Deadline: 15 August 2022

The International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) is an internationally recognised festival held to inspire positive images of women, interrogate, debate and celebrate the world of women, as well as the communities that women live in through films that exhibit gender sensitive narratives. The International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) was founded in 2002. IIFF is the only women’s festival South of the Sahara and has become an integral part of the local and regional film calendars and is a focal point for Pan-African film makers. The focus of IIFF is to show films that depict women in a positive light as well as films where men are shown advancing the causes/rights of women. Workshops and special discussions are also held during the festival. The theme for the 19th edition of the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) 2022 is Women at Crossroads.

We are looking for films that;

  • show women's contribution to a better society and world

  • must be about a woman and have at least one female lead role

  • engage with global issues and how they affect women

  • focus on the journey of African women

  • are about allies for African and African diaspora women

  1. Submission Requirements

  • Completed entry form

  • A password protected preview of the film (Vimeo link or dropbox).

  • Digital press kit. The press kit should include three high resolution colour stills, full cast/crew list, directors statement, film synopsis. Posters are welcome but cannot be substituted for stills.

  • Please email all materials to reception@icapatrust.org or whatsApp +263774717190

  1. Entry Requirements

  • Films must not be available on the internet.

  • Films should not have been premiered or screened in Zimbabwe 3 months prior to festival.

  • Films must have been produced between January 2017 and June 2022.

  • All non-English language films must have legible English subtitles.
    You may submit email with mp4 or mov to reception@icapatrust.org via Wetransfer,or Dropbox

  1. Dates

  • The deadline for submission is August 15, 2022.

  • Festival Dates 23 November -26 November 2022.

* For further enquiries you send an email to reception@icapatrust.org or a text message using WhatsApp to +26377471719