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Censored Women’s Film Festival: Upcoming Events

The Breadwinner was nominated for an Oscar
The Breadwinner was nominated for an Oscar

The Censored Women’s Film festival, together with Women’s Voices Now, is sponsoring a screening of the Academy Award-nominated animated film, The Breadwinner, in New York City on March 13. Clarion spokeswoman Raheel Raza, Honor Diaries star Zainab Khan and Honor Diaries Board member Linda Church will participate in a discussion after the film. For details, click here.

The next Censored Women’s Film Festival will be hosted by the Duke University Honor Council. If you’re in North Carolina March 23-25, check out this incredible line up and the inspiring keynote speaker, Naima Dido.

The Censored Women’s Film Festival, a project of Honor Diaries, gives voice to women who are censored in their own countries because of their gender and oftentimes, because of the topics they cover.

Films chosen push the envelope in the cinematic portrayal of women’s rights and brings together dynamic speakers (experts, filmmakers and activists) from around the globe.

Each year the festival selects the most powerful films which uncover silenced women’s issues, using this event to give voice to the voiceless.

The project began in 2015.

 

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Meira Svirsky
Meira Svirsky is the editor of ClarionProject.org

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