Highlighting a variety of femme voices and stories by encapsulating diverse experiences of those identifying as a woman.

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WOULD YOU LOOK AT HER
Goran Stolevski / Macedonia & Australia / 2018 / 19 mins / Macedonian with English subtitles / Narrative
A hard-headed tomboy spots the unlikely solution to all her problems in an all-male religious ritual.

 

THE MOON IS BRIGHT TONIGHT
Abinash Bikram Shah / Nepal & Myanmar / 2018 / 16 mins / Nepali with English subtitles / Narrative
The young widow of a migrant worker wants to start a new life with her husband’s insurance money but is challenged by her father-in-law.

 

CIRCLE
Jayisha Patel / UK, Canada & India / 2018 / 14 mins / Hindi with English subtitles / Narrative & Documentary 
Circle is a haunting portrait of a rape survivor, caught in the devious ploys of her family.

 

DEATH METAL GRANDMA
Leah Galant / USA / 2018 / 13 mins / English / Documentary
Death Metal Grandma follows 95-year-old Holocaust survivor Inge Ginsberg as she attempts to break out as a death metal singer by submitting to America’s Got Talent.

 

KAYA
Lara Köse/ Turkey & Australia / 2018 / 15 mins / Turkish with English subtitles / Narrative
In a remote Turkish village, an ostracised orphan girl seeks out the forbidden Alevi in her quest for faith.

 

BIRTH CONTROL YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
Sindha Agha / USA / 2018 / English / 5 mins / Documentary
One woman’s personal testimony chronicling birth control side effects and navigating the inadequacies of the reproduction healthcare system.

 

THE THIRD SORROW
Myriam Raja / UK / 2018 / Hausa with English subtitles 9 mins / Narrative
A single mother must decide whether to embrace her new home country or bow to tradition and circumcise her daughter.

 

DULCE
Angello Faccini & Guille Isa / Colombia & USA / 2018 / Spanish with English subtitles / 10 mins / Narrative
In coastal Colombia, a mother teaches her daughter how to swim so that she may go to the mangroves and harvest the piangua shellfish with the other women in the village.

 

 

This film is restricted to persons aged 18+. Can’t make this session? There will be an encore screening on Tuesday May 21.

 

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