Life, You Think You Own It

Ellie Lobovits | USA | 2016 | 5 mins
An ultra-short film exploring the poetry, life philosophy, and musings on mortality by the 93-year-old feminist poet Adrienne Wolfert.

Beyond the Fence

Arman Gholipourdashtaki | Iran | 2018 | 18 mins
Behnaz lives in one of the remote cities in Iran and has a dream of becoming a professional soccer player like Messi, and faces different problems in this way.

Down the Stream

Mai Huyen Chi | Vietnam | 2015 | 4 mins
A brief encounter with the young children of the downstream Mekong river, who have lived on boats all their lives.

Fear Us Women

David Darg | USA/Syrian Arab Republic | 2017 | 27 mins
Fear Us Women follows Hanna Bohman, a Canadian civilian who has spent the last three years in Syria as a volunteer soldier battling ISIS. As a member of the YPJ, an all-female Kurdish army, Hanna gives an inside look at the brave women fighting for liberation in the world’s most dangerous country.

The Tibetan Girl

Huaqing Jin | China | 2016 | 31 mins
Drolma, a young Tibetan woman, struggles to negotiate between her Tibetan roots and traditions, and the modern, urban setting of Sichuan, China, where she lives and works.

The Afrolitt’ Webseries: On Beauty by Zadie Smith

Pamela Ohene-Nyako | Ghana | 2017 | 11 mins
The Afrolitt’ Web series is a series of conversations with special guests on particular themes in specific locations. The discussions are centered on a novel previously suggested for reading by the host and founder of the literary platform Afrolitt’, Pamela Ohene-Nyako.

Asheng

Mohammad Sadeq Esmaeili | Iran | 2018 | 30 mins
Seven women who live in a frontier village in south-eastern Iran band together for survival while their husbands are incarcerated due to drug charges and forge a plan to have the men released from prison.

The Invisible Wounds of War

Robert Stockwell | Turkey | 2018 | 12 mins
Two professional female comedians, travel to the Syrian border to work with displaced Syrian youth suffering from grief and loss.

Juanita

Ximena Amescua Cuenca | Mexico | 2015 | 24 mins
A glimpse into the everyday life of Juanita, a Mayan traditional doctor, midwife, nurse and activist.

When the Time Comes

Charles Gay | Kenya | 2013 | 13 mins
Shot among the Samburu semi-nomadic tribe of Kenya this film shows the people’s relationship to the ancestral and controversial practice that is female circumcision.

Educate Our Daughters

Belmaya Nepali | Nepal | 2017 | 8 mins
Interweaving her own journey from being labelled ‘cow-dung brain’ by her teacher to becoming a documentary filmmaker, with her dreams for her 4-year-old daughter’s education, a young low-caste Nepali woman explores the state of education for girls in Nepal.

Solace in Amal

Angel Rivera | Morocco | 2016 | 6 mins
The story of Elhassania, a young woman who hopes to someday open her own business to support her family by the help of Amal, where disadvantaged women gain work experience while rediscovering themselves.

Ameaçados | Threatened

Julia Mariano | Brazil | 2014 | 22 mins
Deep in Brazil where law and justice require first and last name, the struggle for a piece of land becomes a matter of life or death. Peasants in the South and Southeast of Pará have to fight and survive for a piece of land.

Our Hope

Anna Hickman | Cambodia | 2014 |10 mins
Leung Tola excelled at school but poverty and polio prevented her from continuing her studies and finding work until she discovered the Cambodian Handicraft Association which provides young women like her with employment training, English classes, food, a home and paid work.

Where is My Mother’s House

Selma Nayebi | Iran | 2014 | 15 mins
A film that explores the lives of elderly women in nursing homes in Iran and how they are isolated and excluded from society.

Bref

Christina Pitouli | Spain | 2013 | 30 mins
Immigrants from Africa who actually live in Spain speak openly about the ritual of female genital mutilation. Their opposed opinions and realities, reveal the complexity of this controversial issue, in which the limits of human rights and cultural heritage are intersected.

Breaking the Silence (2014)

Ishani K Dutta | India | 2014 | 31 mins
Breaking the Silence is about the right of women in India to a safe and respectful workplace – which we understand to be a basic right for any human being to survive.

Salto

Maryam Haddadi | Iran | 2017 | 17 mins
A portrait of a young girl who is the swimming “champion of champions” in Iran. Filming her happened in an “underground” way since her existence is not smiled upon by the Islamic Republic.

Heart and Soul

Julia Mariano | Brazil | 2017 | 24 mins
Heart & Soul portrays the life of four women from the Brazilian landless workers movement who changed their lives through the relation between their bodies and the land they live in.