February 2011 Press

March 9, 2011

As the Women’s Voices Now Festival rapidly approaches, many outlets have been promoting our events and featuring our filmmakers!

Festival Filmmakers in the News

Four NU-Q Students Shortlisted for Global Film Festival Awards

The Daily Q, a student produced publication from Northwestern University in Qatar, recognizes that "Breast Cancer in Qatar – Overcoming Cultural Boundaries" by Zainab Sultan and Thouria Mahmoud, "Women in a Refugee Camp in Pakistan" by Shereena Qazi and “The Unveiled" by Ola Diab have been shortlisted for screening at the WVN festival.

Noteworthy Blogs and News Announcements

Hear Women's Voices: If Not Now, When?

Bust Magazine, "for women with something to get off their chests," highlights WVN on their blog, stating the Women’s Voices Now festival “hopes to be able to show the incredible realities these women face, through different tales of strength, perseverance, and determination, every one poignantly and artfully rendered.”

Digital Islam, a research initiative supported Charles University in Prague, supports the WVN Festival.