The Zonta Film Festival showcases courageous, powerful and thought provoking films, made by women, that highlight human rights.

The Zonta Film Festival has finished its successful 2015 season.  The Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo thanks the ZFF sponsors, donors, audience and volunteers for your support.

Watch here for details on the ZFF 2015 Awards and for details of ZFF 2016!

2015 Films

Showing at the Princess Twin Cinema, Waterloo

Tuesday November 17

5:30 PM:  Opening Reception – Sponsors, Pass-holders and the 6:30 pm Audience are invited to attend 

6:30 PM – Theatre 1: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

6:30 PM – Theatre 2: The Empowerment Project

8:45 PM – Theatre 1:  A Small Section of the World

8:45 PM – Theatre 2:  It Was Rape


Wednesday November 18

2:45 PM:  Mom & Me

4:00 PM – Theatre 2: CODEGIRL

4:30 PM: Vessel

6:30 PM: A Small Section of the World

8:15 PM: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry


Thursday November 19

3:15 PM: It Was Rape

4:30 PM: The Empowerment Project

6:15 PM – Theatre 2: CODEGIRL

6:40 PM: Mom & Me

8:30 PM: Vessel

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Z Film Festival Directors Lunch

Meet the talented filmmakers who make the films at this years film festival. Lunch will be followed by an engaging and interactive Q and A.

Directors – Mary Dore: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and Lena MacDonald: Mom & Me
Wednesday November 18
Proof Kitchen and Lounge
110 Erb St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 1T5


A special thanks to our 2015 Festival Sponsor: BMO Bank of Montreal

2014 Award Winners



The film festival is an opportunity to support talented female filmmakers producing films promoting advocacy, and education of human rights.

ZFF has incredible supporters in the community that help make this event possible. The money raised from the festival helps to enhance local women’s charities.