The Hot Springs International Women’s Film Festival (HSWFF) is presented by the Hot Springs Arts & Film Institute. The festival celebrates women filmmakers and artists by providing a historic theàter venue and networking forum in Hot Springs National Park, AR. USA.
The HSWFF believes it is important to hear and see the educated, entertaining and diverse stories of women from around the world. We provide a platform for networking and sharing your visions, the Historic Central Theater located in downtown Hot Springs National Park, AR. The theater boasts the charm of the1930's with a large movie screen and the latest sound & digital projection. "Hot Springs" is surrounded by seven lakes, it's home to the world famous "Bathhouse Row," and known for it's rich history, health spas, museums, art galleries, natural hot springs, film festivals and tourist attractions.
HSWFF accepts all projects that have at least one woman in one of the key production positions: (Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Lead Actress, Etc......). Projects that are produced and/or directed by men are accepted as long as there is female protagonist and/or the story is based around women.
OnStage!festival is the American Theater Festival Italy, created to celebrate independent, “Off Off” American Theater in Italy, creating an international network of artists to nurture international artistic exchanges
The Festival’s first edition was held in January 2019 in Rome, the second edition will be held in November 2020 in Rome, Milan and Naples. OnStage!festival hosts fully staged productions of American shows (in English with Italian supertitles), readings of plays by American playwrights (with full Italian translations), and the OnStage Award for US playwrights. The winning play receives a staged reading of its Italian translation, which will be provided by the Festival as part of the award. The Italian translation will be also printed to make it accessible. The Festival calendar includes special events, panels, lectures, and master classes.
The call is now open for SHOWS submission and for OnStage Award submission (see: submission call )
Following the long-running, successful footsteps of InScena! Italian Theater Festival in New York, and mirroring it across the ocean, OnStage!festival is organized by KIT Italia, Kairos Italy Theater, and The International Theatre, in partnership with several Italian and American institutions, and with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America to Italy.