The Storefront Arts Initiative presents the inaugural FEMINIST FUCK IT FESTIVAL
From the family friendly to the downright nasty, the FEMINIST FUCK IT FEST is a curated festival of multidisciplinary women and non binary-identifying artists presenting original, bold, and entertaining works of art. The Festival will take place at 360 Geary Lane from April 11th – April 22nd.
Over the past two years, amidst a wave of women-led movements, #metoo, and Time’s Up, feminism has moved the fuck up to the front lines of social debate. The female led team at The Storefront agree – Fuck it! Time IS up! In the spirit of moving forward and supporting each other, FFIF CELEBRATES the female experiences from a multitude of perspectives. FFIF will proudly give a platform to 100 artists: actors, directors, writers, musicians, puppetry-makers, comedians, filmmakers, producers, and technicians.
Headlining production GANGA’S GANJA will play throughout the festival- on 4/20 dude- every night at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. By Radha S. Menon, and presented with the generous support of Hamilton’s Red Betty Theatre, Ganga’s Ganja is a tale of two sisters, medical marijuana and a snake. Timely, political, sexy and featuring POC Ganga’s Ganja is sure to delight and challenge audience members. Our featured production will be followed by nightly programming at 9:00pm and 10:30pm; a unique curation including returning Fringe hits, new play readings, a UK import, cabarets, musicals, puppetry, queer comedy nights, feminist film screenings, rock shows, and so much more!
Curatorial team Jasmine Chen, Michaela Washburn, Sedina Fiati, Bahia Watson, Claire Burns and Bri Proke and everyone at the Storefront are stoked to transform 360 Geary Lane into one heaving estrogen laden art space for two weeks in April.
Stay tuned for more details – show descriptions and a full schedule will be released in March.
What else is on at the FEMINIST FUCK IT FEST, you’re wondering? Glad you asked!
HEALTHY MORNING WEEKEND SHOWS: Weekends will be full to the brim with exciting activity and timely discussions. For all the multitasking mothers out there, weekends will include family programming such as Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime, and baby dance parties! For feminists seeking thoughtful insight, curated panel discussions will be offered, including Woke 2.0, hosted by Sedina Fiati and Generator, and Egg Donorama with We Are Egg Donors.
F*CK IT PARTIES FRIDAY/SATURDAY LATE NITE: Dance your faces off at DJ Nights and our astrologically inspired Aries Party, enjoy live music shows, or belt out your fave estrogen coated tunes at our Feminist Karaoke Nights!
4204U (APRIL 20): Weed women unite! Come sample the edibles at the maryjane market, mosh to the music of your soul and get down to our 420 friendly programming.
There’s something for everyone at THE FEMINIST FUCK IT FEST! Bring the kids, the wife, the biker chicks, the gal pals, the hippies and the potheads. And we’ll all have a gay old time. Women supporting Women is what the Storefront is all about.
THE FEMINIST FUCK IT FESTIVAL
April 11th – April 22nd, 2018
360 Geary Lane
Individual Tic kets: $15 – $50 (Sliding Scale) | Evening Passes: $45 – $80 (Sliding Scale)
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Christina Bryson: firstname.lastname@example.org
FEMINIST FUCK IT FESTIVAL is supported by grants from the Ministry of Canadian Heritage and the Ontario Art Council.