Only female directors can apply!..

Uçan Süpürge (Flying Broom) started to operate on 13th November 1996 as a non-profit organization. It acquired the status of association in 2009. Uçan Süpürge Foundation was established in 2017. The main purpose of the festival is reunite local and foreign women directors with audiences; reevaluation of the cinema from feminist perspective and creation a discussion platform for women's experiences and problems in this sector. 23rd Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival will take place in Ankara between May 7-14, 2020.

Fipresci Prize for the best film.

Only female directors can apply.

The production date of the films must be dated 15 November 2018 and later. The films before the date of the construction 15 November 2018 will not be accepted. Long, documentary, short film and animation films may apply to the festival provided that they are directed by the female director. Selected films will be shown in Turkish electronic subtitle. Copies of long films must be in English subtitles, and should be accompanied by a list of English dialogue in order to be able to make English electronic subtitles.

Overall Rating
  • It was an amazing festival. Thank you very much!

    July 2020

    Good experience during this hard time!
    I hope participate another time!

    May 2020
  • Olivia Faye

    Great work, Dynamic group very serious and who put a lot of effort in supporting the community.

    May 2020
  • I'm very proud to have screen my film at Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival. It was a world premiere (online due to COVID). Very nice organizers, the communication was fantastic. Hope to rejoin live with a new production!

    May 2020
  • Hlumela Matika

    A big thank you to the team (and now family) at Flying Broom Women's Film Festival. May your festival grow and soar higher. Thank you for your warmth, your clear and supportive communication. I hope to share many works on your platform. What a pleasure to screen our film on this powerful platform. Thank you.

    May 2020