Women and Health
Women and Health
Join us for Leprosy, Wintry Spring, The Girl in the Blue Bra, The Pattern and RV
Saturday November 3rd Los Angeles, CA
Saturday November 10th, New York, NY
Leprosy 14:32 mins
On his wedding night, and with his honour at stake, the groom drags her bride to hospital to figure out, through medical diagnosis, the thing that is usually supposed to happen on such a night, BUT DOESN'T.
Wintry Spring 15 mins
Nour, is a schoolgirl that lives alone with her father, goes through a crisis on the arrival of her puberty and cannot tell her dad and the father didn’t understand the changes that occurred in her life, which results in tension between them.
Girl In The Blue Bra 13 mins
During the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Amira, an idealistic young woman passionate about the future of her country encounters Ahmed, an out of uniform police officer at the local market. The two begin to argue over the revolution, with neither able to sway the other’s views. As local political passions escalate and activists take to the streets, Ahmed is sent to quiet the protestors and Amira is compelled to join the protestors on the streets. Due to passionate ideals, both Amira and Ahmed loose sight of humanity in their quest for a better Egypt
The Pattern 7 mins
This short film is inspired by the real events pertaining to the 1988 chemical attack of Halabja, Iraq. The film captures the last moments of a traditional rug being woven, as the rug weaver reflects on her feelings and what she has been through; although in reality not all the patterns in her mind have made it to the rug.
RV 10:30 mins
Stripped of her rights, a woman’s life changes when she ventures with her husband to remedy an impossible situation.