Zahra began to work at age 16 due to financial problems and now she has her tailoring workshop and dozens of people work for her. Despite the problems and hardships of production and selfemployment, she is satisfied with her job. Zahra gets more and more successful day by day because of her love and willpower towards her job.
Content Warnings: Adult Content
Enjo leaves home for school like every morning. But he accidentally spots an Eastern Hoolock Gibbon, hidden in a cluster of trees. Despite being warned by grandma Dibili, Enjo waits to take a deep look at this gibbon. What happens when grandma Dibili finds out about this interaction?
Set amidst a picturesque village in the Northeast India, the film AMEPÃ is about a child's inquisitiveness towards an animal. The film takes inspiration from community based conservation practices. Idu Mishmi tribe from the Northeast India protects vulnerable specie of Hoolock gibbons through deep rooted folk beliefs and narratives. The film aims to spark a conversation about human's relationship with animals.
Bahar Doğru lives in the village of Barbaros, Urla. She starts work in a coffehouse at age 45. At first, she gets bad reactions from the village. Her work contributes to the change & perspective of the village. She sets a great example for women, who start to frequent to her coffeeshop and begin to work, inspired by her.
Content Warnings: Contains Adult Content & Language.
COVID RESPONSE ~ A Himalayan story, is a documentary on the ongoing global pandemic and how it affects a remote Himalayan state in India. The film is a critical look at the various ways in which people’s suffering- mental, physical and financial, have been worsened by the novel coronavirus.
The 25-minute documentary celebrates Himachal Pradesh’s self-reliance and resilience. Viewers will get to witness incredible stories of people on the frontline of this global health crisis- from doctors, nurses to social health volunteers. The film touches upon the migrant crisis in India through the eyes of Aditi, a young environmental activist who turned to labour rights overnight. Artists like Meenakshi- program director of Dharamshala’s community radio, worked everyday throughout India’s historic lockdown to make sure the people were informed on the latest government guidelines, during one of the world’s most uncertain times. The documentary also highlights the work of rural development organisations like CORD, that have worked tirelessly for decades to uplift women and empower villages - work that was very handy during this pandemic.
The objective of the film is to highlight loopholes in India’s healthcare and administrative systems while celebrating front-line workers.
Throughout America, women organized tea parties for meetings and fundraisers to support the suffrage movement. The Woman’s Suffrage Party sold ceylon, young hyson, gunpowder, and oolong tea under their charitable brand “Equality Tea.” Yet the history of tea is steeped in inequality, driven by colonialism, war, and appropriation. In her short film, Equality Tea, Sunwoo brews tea while drawing parallels between the fraught histories of the tea trade and the suffrage movement.
Written, directed, animated, and narrated by Jaime Sunwoo. Original score by Matt Chilton, based on a 1895 suffragist anthem by Augusta Gray Gunn. Commissioned by Park Avenue Armory and The Laundromat Project for 100 Years | 100 Women.
The vision of President Shimon Peres is universal & eternal: sport has the power to unite youth from different cultures and background: Arabs and Jewish girls play football in mixed groups, help each other win and build friendship for a better future. In this case, sport also strengths feminist identity, motivation and abilities
A heartfelt letter to tell the mother the most painful of secrets. Amina, who in 2002 was the small protagonist of Ten by Kiarostami is now a transgender director who tries to make her voice heard, understood, and be understood.
A young trans woman from rural Bengal eschews social and cultural pressures at every stage of self-realisation. But as she finally comes to the city for a sex change operation, she faces extreme challenges and questions that corner her to make a choice between giving up her struggle or standing up for who she truly is.
Content Warnings: Adult Content and Mild Violence.
A baby, the firstborn, comes into this world. Though her parents are human, the baby is a fish - and into the lake she is thrown.
Another baby is born. This little girl knows not of her older sister, but the two will meet, over shared blood and history, and through the future generation. This is the story of a common occurrence - a stillborn - told in an uncommon way, and the journey a sister will make to meet her kin.