BWFF  2017

Our Inaugural season screened 26 films in 2 days to sold-out audiences. All ticket proceeds went to NYWIFT

2017 Program available here.


Katy-May HudsonFounder/Festival Director 

Dushan ArnautovichFestival Producer

Rachel Horwitz, Event Coordinator

Vanna Pilgrim, Event Coordinator

2 0 1 7  J U D G I N G  P A N E L

Sasha Sumner, adjunct professor in the Film/Video Department at Pratt Institute, is a media artist engaging with people through video, film, cable television, photography, new media, music/sound and performance.

Kaela Mei-Shing Garvinfounding member of Undiscovered Countries, creator of A Girl's Guide to Surviving Fascism, co­-creator of 2 Girls | 1 Asian, writer for upcoming series BKPI with Super Deluxe.

Emily Pojman, Writer, Producer at Curbed (Vox Media Inc.). 

Samantha Slater, Actor, Filmmaker and Founder of Made with Sass.

Eevin Hartsough, Actor, Writer, Filmmaker.  Learn more about her work at and

Vanna Pilgrim, Filmmaker, Actor.

Elizabeth Rogers, Photographer, Director, Woman! Proud to be apart of this Festival!