• Filmmaker Retrospective: “Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter”

     

    10.12.2018
    by npawliw
  • On Her Shoulders

    Synopsis Twenty-three-year-old Nadia Murad’s life is a dizzying array of exhausting undertakings—from giving testimony before the U.N., to visiting refugee camps, to soul-baring media interviews and one-on-one meetings with top government officials. Filmmaker Alexandria Bombach follows this strong-willed young [...]
    10.12.2018
    by npawliw
  • Facing the Dragon

    Synopsis For over four years, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi followed two unconventional Afghan women, Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist. As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, the country's fragile democracy and the recent gains for [...]
    10.12.2018
    by npawliw
  • I Am Not a Witch

    Synopsis The directorial debut of Rungano Nyoni, who was born in Zambia and raised in Wales, the film has been nominated by Great Britain for an Academy Award as Best Foreign Film. After a minor incident in her village, [...]
    10.12.2018
    by npawliw
  • The Bleeding Edge

     

    10.12.2018
    by npawliw
  • The Judge

    Synopsis The film provides rare insight into Shari’a law, an often misunderstood legal framework for Muslims. Director Erika Cohn, who will present the film, tells her story through the eyes of the first woman judge to be appointed to [...]
    10.12.2018
    by npawliw