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Friday, April 11, 2008

Today/Tomorrow: 4th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival 2008 
"Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College – Center for Management Studies
and Pedestrian pictures
invites you to
Two-day International Women's Film Festival
(The 4th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival 2008 - Insights and Aspirations .)
On 11 and 12 of April, 2008
Time: 9am -5pm
Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College – Center for Management Studies, (next to Atria Hotel)
1/1-1, Palace Road, Bangalore 560 001. Ph: 2235321
About the Festival
The unique feature about the festival is that the films to be showcased are made by women directors who celebrate the vision of women through film. It reflects how women filmmakers explore reflect, negotiate, resist and document the self, family, religion, political, social, cultural and the environment.
The festival features renowned film-makers including Paromita Vohra's Morality TV & the Loving Jehad, which looks outside the frames that weave the frenetic tapestry of Breaking News on India's news channels to uncover a town's complex dynamics – the fear of love, the constant scrutiny and control of women's mobility and sexuality, a history of communal violence, caste brutalization and feudal mindsets, Mira Nair's Migration which deals with the AIDS virus as a great class leveler in society by following its transmission through interweaving stories linking urban and rural India, NDTV's Swati Thiyagrajan' s, Amma: A Shy Girl From Madurai - a journey into the life and times of the legendary M S Subalakshmi through the eyes of her granddaughter, Bishakha Dutta's Taaza Khabar about an all-woman team of journalists who publish Khabar Lahariya from a small town in Uttar Pradesh, covering all the news that the mainstream media forgot, actress Nandita Das' Leap Frog on education
and water harvesting,
Leena Manimekalai' s Goddesses that notes the lives of three extraordinary women – a funeral singer, a fisherwoman and a graveyard worker. Admission is free and registration begins at 9 a.m and the inauguration followed by screenings commence at 10 a.m.
For further details contact: 9845019306, 22353216/17

pedestrian pictures is a media activist organization working in Bangalore since 2001."

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