WVN Film Festival.

A women’s rights documentary film festival recognizing films by women that advocate for global gender equality.

Film Festival 2023.

All films selected for the festival will be available on demand from March 1-31.

Thank you to our Festival Sponsors!

2023 Awards

Leslie J. Sacks Grand Prize Award for Best Documentary Feature – $3,500

Best Documentary Short – $2,000

Best First-Time Filmmaker – Feature Doc $1,500

Best First-Time Filmmaker – Short Doc $1,000

Best Creative Documentary – $1,000

Best Youth Documentary Short – $1,000

Tom Lantos Best Human Rights Documentary – $2,000

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Advisory Board

The Celluloid Ceiling.

Women filmmakers are out there, so why is women-produced content still underrepresented? 

Women Filmmakers: Shattering That Ceiling.

Our independent film festival challenges gender-based stereotypes both on and off the screen. To support this vision, our women’s rights documentary online film festival:

Women's Voices Now
Film Festival Jury Members

Our Approach.

“The Women’s Voices Now Film Festival provides a rare and special platform for unheard voices and issues, and is a creative boon for independent women filmmakers around the world.”

– Dr. Meena Longjam, Filmmaker

Festival Sponsors.


2024 Girls Voices Now Summer Media Training Program applications are now open