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Womanimation! 2017

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Womanimation! 2016

The eighth edition of Womanimation! again took place at AS220 in Providence, RI, on Saturday, June 25th.

The festival presented eleven films from nine countries, with themes ranging from body image and awareness to the cycle of life, death, and rebirth.

Between and after the screenings, DJ Madame B weaved soundscapes created by women across the globe.

Click here for a list of 2016 films.

The audience award for 2016 went to Le clitoris by Lori Malépart-Traversy, a comedic documentary which entertained and informed the audience about the titular subject.

With arresting visuals to accompany its unsettling subject matter, the darkly impressionistic Putain by Cypria Donato won the Visual Vanguard award for visual innovation in storytelling

Unique custom awards were created by previous Womanimators Eliška Chytková and Maryam Farahzadi.

Womanimation! 2015

The seventh edition of Womanimation! again took place at AS220's Blackbox Theatre in Providence, RI, on Saturday, June 27th.

We screened eight films from seven countries, including several US premieres. With a variety of styles, the films each presented a different take on themes of self-image and acceptance, through the eyes of women aged six to sixty.

The 2015 Audience Award went to Munya in Me. Additionally, a Visual Vanguard prize was awarded to Carapace for visual innovation in storytelling.

Commissioned awards were created by Raquel Sancinetti (from Montreal) and Maryam Farahzadi (from Iran).

Between and after the screenings, DJ Madame B weaved soundscapes created by women across the globe, with a reception following the final screening with guest filmmaker Lori Malépart-Traversy.

Womanimation! 2014

The sixth edition of Womanimation! took place at AS220's Blackbox Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island, on Saturday, June 28th.

DJ Madame B spun music from women around the world between screenings, and audience members voted for their favorite films in the festival.

This year’s program was quite diverse in its themes, animated styles, and geography, with eleven films from ten countries. Ten of the films were US premieres.

Click here to see details on the films in the program.

Mythopolis from Alexandra Hetmerová of the Czech Republic was selected as the audience favorite, narrowly beating honorable mentions Oh My Dog! from Chloé Alliez (France) and Symphony no. 42 from Réka Bucsi (Hungary).

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Great article discussing the 2017 festival and women in animation at Motif Magazine.


Read an interview with festival organizers on the 2016 festival in Motif Magazine.

Another writeup on the 2016 festival in the Providence Monthly.


Motif Magazine discussed the 2015 festival.


Read about the 2014 festival in the Providence Phoenix and Journal.


Read about the 2013 festival in the Providence Monthly and Journal.

The 2013 festival was a Providence Phoenix Editor's Pick.


Read recommendations for the 2012 festival in the Boston Phoenix and Weekly Dig.

The 2011 festival was covered in the Providence Journal and Phoenix.

Read a detailed interview on the 2010 festival in the Boston Globe.