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FFFEST is a screening and talk series, created by PASSERBUYS and WOMEN & FILM, celebrating the accomplishments of women filmmakers.



FFFEST ‘18 was a 3-day screening and talk series, created by Passerbuys and Women & Film, celebrating accomplished female filmmakers and empowering women who want to break into the industry. It took place at Downtown Independent on October 12-14, 2018.



Founded in 2015 by Clémence Polès, Passerbuys is a recommendation website with a mission to build a community where women help one another - featuring genuine advice, everyday tips, and reliable recommendations for women and by women. Passerbuys has been featured in outlets such as Refinery29, The Cut, Timeout, Nylon and more.

Women & Film

Women & Film is a community and resource dedicated to sharing and promoting the work of female identifying directors and writers with a mission to inspire and cultivate work for women in media-hosting regular screenings and talks in LA. Founded by director and production designer Natalie Fält.

African Film Festival

AFF is dedicated to advancing an enhanced understanding of African culture through the moving image. It offers diverse platforms for the wide distribution of African media through its flagship annual film festival and complementary year-round programming. Founded by film/media consultant Mahen Bonetti.


PET is a platform for women Filmmakers, Musicians and Artists. They release film, music, art, showcase curated events and exhibitions. Founded by Director Cara Stricker (Anonymous Content) and Madeline O’Moore. They've been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, Vogue, Dazed & Confused, Interview Magazine & More.

Women Under The Influence

WUTI is a community committed to amplifying the work of female directors - hosting regular screening series and talks featuring some of the women at the forefront of the film industry at the Neue House in L.A. and around the globe. Founded by VMA- nominated music video & documentary director Tabitha Denholm, known for her extensive work with the likes of Florence & The Machine, HAIM and Jennifer Hudson. She is a frequent contributor to the likes of Dazed, CH4, I-D and Nowness.