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During "Masculine, Feminine: The Role of Men in Women's Equality," we will watch two short films: In Search of America, Inshallah and In Limbo: Kashmir's Half Widows.
The evening's discussion will be moderated by WVN Film Festival Director Kelsey Cherland, who will be joined by three members of the cast and crew of In Search of America, Inshallah.
Meet the Speakers:
Roopashree Jeevaji plays the leading role of Shaheen Ilyas in In search of America, Inshallah, for which she received the Best Actress Award at the California Women’s Film Festival in 2014. Her film debut was in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers.
Nicholas (Nico) Guilak plays the role of Shaheen's husband, Ali Ilyas. Some of Nico's industry credits include: Saving Jessica Lynch, Homeland Security for NBC; feature films Retribution, Of God and Kings, Solar Flight,The Lost Room,The Exquisite Continent, Delta Farce, Got Papers, Double Deception, Two Coyotes, Will Unplugged, Let the Devil Wear Black, Cruel Intention2, among others.
Gaya Bhola is the Executive Producer of In Search of America, Inshallah, and the Co-Writer and Producer of Director Danish Renzu's upcoming feature film Half Widow, the first full-length narrative film to portray the plight of the half-widows of the Kashmir.
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7:30pm reception, 8:00pm screening
Co-presented by WOMEN'S VOICES NOW + VENICE ARTS, "Women's Voices on Screen" is a monthly film screening and discussion series sparking discovery and understanding of the the fight for women's rights championed by filmmakers and activists worldwide.
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