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ITWIFF is an NYC-based women's film festival that aims to amplify and empower independent and aspiring women and non-binary filmmakers from around the world. Imagine This goal is to support women by sharing their work with the public, promoting equal opportunities for BIPOC women and the LGBTQIA+ community while providing educational and professional development, and serving as a resource information network.  

From September 21 to October 1, 2023, the 8th annual Imagine This Women's Film Festival will be presented as a hybrid structure at Regal Battery Park. The festival will pair digital screenings, panels, and parties with selected on-the-ground premieres and special events.

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“The films here–which include shorts and features, documentaries and fiction films–are as diverse as the women who made them. Subjects range from the experience of transgender teenagers to a young woman’s quarter-life crisis to the effects of PTSD on veterans’ families. ” - CBS New York



Celebrating 8 years, Imagine This Women’s Film Festival and Girl Power Film + Media Summit has screened over 580 films curated from 4,600 submissions from women and non-binary filmmakers; hosted 50 Screenplay table reads selected from more than 300 submissions; hosted more than 100 panels, masterclasses, and special events; and given away over $25,000 in kind-donations and cash prizes.

Screened Over 720 + Films

Hosted 60 Screenplay Table Reads

Hosted More Than 120 + Panels, Masterclasses, & Special Events

Over 200 + Submission Waivers to BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Filmmakers


  100% of our writers are women or non-binary

98% of our directors are women

52% of our directors are women of color

25% of our directors are LGBTQIA+