We The Peoples Film Festival : Three short films about remarkable women. Friday 17 November 7:00

Three short films about remarkable women working in diverse fields:

Director/Producer: Emilia Stålhammar : When one’s traveling the streets of Kampala one does not only face a chaotic and dangerous traffic environment but also struggles to go through endless queues, pollutions, motorcyclists and cars attacking you from every angle which is a energy-consuming dilemma.Politicians seems to have given up but there are a few people who strives to show that there are alternative ways of movements. The urban planner Amanda Ngabirano’s biggest dream is to have a cycling lane in her city.An impossible task, according to most people, but not according to Amanda.. (20 minutes)

Where We Stand
Director/Producer: Kristine Stolakis. The story of a controversial group of Mormon feminists fighting for women’s rights in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Abby Hansen, a stay-at-home mom turned vocal advocate for Ordain Women, navigates the repercussions of her unpopular activism against her church in her predominantly Mormon suburb. The film is not just for Mormons. It is not just for feminists. It is for anyone who has questioned what it means to believe and to belong. (20 minutes)

Brave Dolls
Director: Maximiliano Gonzalez and Julieta Cherep. What happens when prostitutes get older? The film follows the ‘Munecas Bravas’ living in Xochiquetzal’s house in the heart of Mexico City which claims to be the only home in the world for elderly prostitutes who have nowhere else to go. (26 minutes)

7pm | entry £0/£5 (eventbrite)

For 12 years The We the Peoples Film Festival has screened more than 200 films on human rights, development, security and the environment. The festival initiated the UK’s first peace-themed film season, video-streaming workshops for Non-Governmental Organisations, and the world’s first festival of films on international development by young directors.

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