Please save the date for Saturday, October 20th for Reel Grrls’ Fall Feminist Fest. The future is feminist is not just a slogan, it is our promise that we will strive to be inclusive and intersectional as we co-create with young people a future where representation in media is reflective of all people. This year we are challenging ourselves to produce an event that makes philanthropy fun and accessible for all ages and financial capacities. Most importantly we want to make new connections to the Reel Grrls community. What does that mean? That the WHOLE community is invited to experience the event program for free! There will be tickets available for those that want to reserve a seat, have meal, and share drink with us.
FEMINIST FEST, October 20th 6pm – 12am
KEXP Gathering Space (472 1st Ave N, Seattle WA)
Ticket tiers: FREE, $50 Patron, $120 VIP Fem-investor, $15 After Party Partier
Can’t make it? Donate!
The event is free to attend, but we encourage people to buy advance tickets to enhance your experience and support the next generation of creatives.
General Admission: FREE! Programs, small bites,
Patron $50 includes reserved seating, meal ticket and drink ticket,
VIP Fem-investor $125 includes reserved seating, 1 meal ticket, 3 drink tickets, and a VIP bag.
After Party Partier! $15 Ticket
Please let us know to expect you and reserve tickets today!
6:00PM —EXPERIENCE FEMINIST MEDIA
This portion is tailored to be friendly for families & all ages
SCREENING OF YOUTH WORK
VR SHOWCASE w/ SIXR, CoMotion Labs and Arts Corps
Maker Space Pop-up w/KCLS ideaX
ideaX is STEAM programming at the King County Library System aimed at supporting an equitable, creative culture throughout King County. The Maker Space pop-up at the REEL GRRLS Feminist Fest is a small sample of all the cool tools you can create with at the Federal Way and Bellevue libraries’ makerspaces (plus circulating programs hosted by librarians throughout the county!). Swing by the pop-up for some VR, Ableton music stations, robotics & much more!
Best Feminist Icon Costume
Performance by Salome MC
Salome MC is an Iranian musician and video artist. She is the first woman to make hip hop music in her home country, releasing three music albums and self-directed music videos in Tehran, where she studied design at Al-Zahra University. In 2010, she was awarded the MEXT Scholarship from Japan’s Ministry of Education, and moved to Japan to pursue her master’s degree in experimental video and sound from Tohoku University of Arts and Design. Her artwork has been since showcased internationally in universities, theaters, and galleries including Venice Biennale, and her music has been featured in Western outlets like Time Magazine, The Guardian and Al-Jazeera English.
In 2016, Salome MC moved to Washington State, where she released her latest concept album Excerpts from Unhappy Consciousness, which is lauded as the first Persian hip hop album produced by a woman. She is an active member of Seattle’s art community and currently works as a producer at Jack Straw Cultural Center.
7:30PM — Dinner
8:00PM — FUEL GRRL POWER W/GRRLACTIVE
FORMAL FUNDRAISING PROGRAM
9:30PM — AFTER PARTY LIKE A FEMINIST
Performances by Seattle artists, performers and DJs!
Coley Mixan is a multimedia performance artist that aims to generate sounds similar to microwaved bananas. expect chaos, guitars and pastries.
Wanna learn about what’s poppin with award winning performer, artist and dance instructor Moonyeka
COMMUNITY DANCE PARTY W/TUF
TUF IS A COLLECTIVE THAT FOCUSES ON UPLIFTING MARGINALIZED FOLKS INCLUDING PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN, QUEER, TRANS, AND GENDER NONCONFORMING IDENTITIES. WE CHALLENGE WHITE-CIS-MALE POWER STRUCTURES WITHIN ELECTRONIC MUSIC, ART, AND MEDIA BY CREATING SPACES TO CONNECT AND COLLABORATE.
Thanks to sponsors:
Vlada & Chadd Knowlton
Thanks to our event team:
If you would like to be a sponsor, event host, volunteer, or community partner please send an email to Nancy Chang email@example.com