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Festival Programme

Day 1: Thursday 18th March


Short Films are available to watch throughout the festival

12:00 - 12:25 GMT

LIVE Introduction to the festival with Yalda Hakim and Aisha Clarke

12:30 - 13:00 GMT

LIVE Film Review with Anna Smith and Sue Carpenter

13:00 - 13:05 GMT

LIVE An introduction to GGM by GGM International and GGM UK

18:00 - 19:00 GMT

LIVE Panel Talk with Mia Bays and Isra Al Kassi of Birds' Eye View

Day 2: Friday 19th March

12:00 - 13:00 GMT

LIVE Filmmaker Q & A on Mental Health and Disability 

13:00 - 14:00 GMT

Live workshop with Twitch

18:30 - 19:52 GMT 

LIVE Feature Documentary: I Am Belmaya (82 mins)

20:00 - 20:45 GMT

LIVE I Am Belmaya Q&A with director Sue Carpenter and 3 GlobalGirls

Day 3: Saturday 20th March 

11:00 - 11:50 GMT

Networking: live session for filmmakers on Zoom 


12:00 - 13:00 GMT

Live workshop with Sister Studio

13:00 - 14:00 GMT

LIVE Career Talk with Uzma Mir

15:00 - 16:00 GMT

LIVE Filmmaker Q & A on Sexual Harassment and Violence

16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Live workshop with Tamara Jacobs: Finding your voice

18:00 - 19:00 GMT

LIVE Keynote with Yalda Hakim

Day 4: Sunday 21st March

12:00 - 13:00 GMT

LIVE Career Talk with Zara Janjua

16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Live workshop with Tamara Jacobs: Developing your story

18:00 -  19:00 GMT

LIVE Awards Ceremony, hosted by Anna Smith, with jury members and winners

Film Submission

Our film programme was selected from an open call for submissions, run through FilmFreeway. We charged a small submission fee towards the running of the festival.

Submissions for the 2022 GlobalGirl Media Film Festival will open later during the year.


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About the festival

GlobalGirl Media UK is launching our first film festival, welcoming over 30 global films by women.


GGM UK are really excited to award a number of prizes to the best films in the short film programme.

How to book

This year's festival is completely online. Ticket prices range from £3 - £15 with varying access.

Festival News

News about the festival and updates or additions to speaker, workshop and events programme.

Festival Jury

Our festival jury pick the winners of 4 prizes: Documentary, Drama, Student & Best Director

About GGM UK

The GlobalGirl Media Film Festival is organised by UK based charity, GlobalGirl Media UK.

Our Team

This festival would not have been possible without our amazing volunteers and charity trustees.

How to help

Looking to sponsor a prize, volunteer at the festival or share the festival with your network?