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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – FAMILY OF WOMAN FILM FESTIVAL – 2014

Tuesday, March 4 5:30 PM  

Free Public Presentation – The Community Library

Festival Filmmaker Retrospective:  Emmy Award winner Allison Shigo: how A Walk to Beautiful changed her life

Thursday, March 6 6 PM

Free Public Presentation – The Community Library

Meagan Fallone Carnahan of the Barefoot College in India presents the first Bonni Curran Memorial Lecture
for the Health and Dignity of Women on “Women and Education”

Friday, March 7 7 PM

Barbara Morgan, former astronaut and Distinguished Educator in Residence at Boise State University, will make opening remarks.

Bay of All Saints (Brazil) Feature-length documentary presented by filmmaker Annie Eastman at The Sun Valley Opera House.

Saturday March 8 11 AM

Free Admission - Sun Valley Opera House

Filmmaker Jeremy Teicher will show his Student Academy Award nominated short film,  
This is Us, followed by a discussion about student film-making and how his project led to Tall as the Baobab Tree.

Saturday, March 8 3 PM

Tall as the Baobab Tree (Senegal) Feature-length drama at the Sun Valley Opera House with filmmaker Jeremy Teicher

Saturday March 8 7 PM

Anita (USA) Premiere of feature-length documentary, presented by filmmaker Freida Mock at the Sun Valley Opera House.

Sunday, March 9 3 PM

Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame (Afghanistan)  Feature-length drama at the Sun Valley Opera House

Sunday, March 9 7 PM

Rafea:  Solar Mama (Jordan/India) Feature-length documentary, presented by Meagan Carnahan Fallone at the Sun Valley Opera House

Monday, March 10 6 PM

Free Public Presentation – The Community Library

Anzaira Roxas, a nurse-midwife from the Philippines and winner of Friends of UNFPA’s 2013 International Award,
speaks on the special needs of women during disaster relief efforts.