Euskalduna Shipyard Struggle: The Women’s Story

Larraitz Zuazo Aurrekoetxea | Spain | 2016 | 65 mins
Araitz Rodríguez, the daughter of a worker at the Euskalduna shipbuilding company, has taken on the task of reconstructing the memory of the struggle that took place in Bilbao between 1983 and 1988, but which did not manage to prevent the closure of the shipyard.

Guardians of Eternity

France Benoit | Canada | 2015 | 25 mins
Giant Mine, located near Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, is still an unhealed, open wound for Mary Rose Sundberg, a grandmother from the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. On behalf of her grandchildren and her people, she is anxiously following the remediation of the 237,000 tons of arsenic buried underground, enough arsenic to kill the world a few times over if it gets in contact with water.

Braving the Waves

Mina Keshavarz | Iran | 2016 | 90 mins
Roghieh is a woman in Southern Iran who is trying to secure jobs for women in her community. Over 800 women work at a bazaar she established and runs. But a local politician, the mayor, threatens her. He wants to destroy the bazaar and build a big shopping mall.

Breaking Silence

Nadya Ali | USA | 2016 | 40 mins
Three Muslim women share their stories of sexual assault—and, in a deeply personal way, they challenge the stigma that has long suppressed the voice of survivors.

Hauntings in the Archive!

Secretariat for Ghosts, Archival Politics and Gaps | Austria | 2017 | 72 mins
The VBKÖ was founded in 1910. It was one of the first organizations in Europe to represent the artistic and economic interests of women artists; and to help women artists to participate in exhibitions, educations, and discussions. Twenty-eight years later, in 1938, the association decided to meet the requirements of the National Socialist regime, to expel its Jewish members, and to align its program with the ideologies of the regime.

Ballad for Syria

Eda Elif Tibet | Turkey | 2016
A ballad narrates poetic stories in short stanzas, hence this self-reflective musical documentary mirrors’ the life of Maisa Alhafez a musician and a Syrian refugee living in Istanbul.

Coerced—The Wisconsin Sex Trafficking Epidemic

Jennifer Hood | USA | 2018 | 41 mins
Wisconsin ranks high among the United States for the recovery of sex trafficking adolescents. From law enforcement to advocates, you will understand how traffickers work and manipulate their victims, as well as how to prevent yourself from becoming one.

La Flor Settlers

Florencia Bohtlingk | Argentina | 2017 | 57 min
A portrait of a small farming and herding village in the Misiones Jungle, Argentina. Testimonies of the arrival to the place with little or almost nothing are mixed with affective histories and the daily tasks of food provision. La Flor Settlers is a pictorial and human documentary about the feeling of belonging and the struggle for the land.