WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE - Short Films
Short Films on women around the world
Screening and Q&A:
Friday 7 December 7:30pm
Saturday 8 December 8:00pm
Film:- In Silence
Director:- A.K. Espada
Synopsis:- A Muslim-American woman struggles with the repercussions of having premarital sex.
Film:- Mothers of Luna
Director:- Alicia Albares
Synopsis:- Four women, of different places in the world, are united by the voice of a very special baby: the little girl that was not able to be born of them, but who lived in their tummies. She narrates her past lives while struggles for her primary goal: to be born.
FILM: FAMILY REWRITTEN
Director: Yasmin Mistry
Synopsis: Camilla, age 16, identifies as a typical middle-class American teenager until the thread that holds her family together suddenly snaps.
FILM: Moving Day
Director: Julie Hinton
Synopsis: A typical moving day (with gender roles reversed)
FILM: The Widow's Last
Director: Vanessa Perdriau
Synopsis: Ireland, 1847. A destitute young widow desperate to save her dying son, must make a choice… but is the cost of survival worth the price of her humanity?
Director:- Oisin Byrne
Synopsis:- A young Moroccan woman tries to get a divorce from her British-Pakistani husband through a Sharia law court in East London. The problem is she won’t reveal her reasons and the Islamic judges won’t annul the marriage until they can justify why.
Film:- They Will (European Premiere)
Director:- Morgan White
Synopsis:- We use our voices, even if we think no one will hear them.
- Director Various
- Running time 90 mins