Invincible and Unsilenced: Women in the World portrayed intimate glimpses into the difficulties experienced by women and the victories that highlight a common thread of perseverance and persistence in the face of adversity. From the rural communities of Brazil, Nepal, and Kenya, to the urban centers of Tehran, London, and Fukushima, these are the realities women champion every day.   


2017 FESTIVAL WINNERS

Leslie Sacks Grand Prize
Masoumeh | Sona Moghadam | Iran | 2015 | 68 mins

Best Experimental Film
Borders | Elizabeth Mizon | U.K. | 2015 | 6 mins

Best Documentary Feature
Profession: Documentarist | Shirin Barghnavard, Firouzeh Khosrovani, Farahnaz Sharifi, Mina Keshavarz, Sepideh Abtahi, Sahar Salahshour, Nahid Rezaei | Iran | 2015 | 80 mins
Best Documentary Short
Women of Fukushima | Paul Johannessen and Jeffrey Jousan | Japan | 2012 | 23 mins
Best Narrative Short
Leeches | Payal Sethi | India | 2016 | 27 mins