ViolenceReels @Kriti Film Club (9th – 11th February 2013)

KRITI FILM CLUB invites you for its screenings as part of the 
One Billion Rising Campaign
{these include some films part of ‘Our Lives to Live’ festival curated by IAWRT for OBR)

at S-35 Tara Apartments, Alaknanda (nearest Metro is Govindpuri)
New Delhi 110019

9th February 2013
4.30 pm to 7.00 pm
(all films will be followed by discussion)

ONE BILLION RISING Eve Ensler, Tony Stroebel (3 mins)
An inspiring music video for the One Billion Rising campaign: women worldwide rising up and against all kinds of violence.

NOW I WILL SPEAK Sagari Chabbra (40 mins)
This is a documentary where women of courage speak out on their experience of rape. The film deals with rape as a tool of political oppression; child rape and custodial rape. Shot in Bihar, Kerala, Gujarat, New Delhi and Rajasthan, it is a powerful and disturbing testimony of extraordinary courage. (Awards: International Association of Women in Radio & Televison, NIFA award of excellence in direction, NIFA award of excellence in production.)

DOWRY: A SOCIAL EVIL Jill Misquitta (1 min)
An anti-dowry campaign short.

BOL Shabnam Virmani (5 mins)
Made as part of a public service television campaign on the issue of domestic violence, these spots instigate a range of people to “speak out”.

Unkahee Sakshi (21 mins)
Unfolding the script of domestic violence and the resistance of a woman therein through a theatrical piece.

YE DILLI HAI MERE YAAR Vani Subramanian (5 mins)
The film brings together first person narratives of violence experienced by women on the streets of Delhi with accounts of infamous cases that have scarred the city forever. It aims to trigger fresh discussions on how to make the city safer for all.

MANN KE MANJEERE Sujit Sircar, Gary (5 mins)
The famous anthem about a woman rebuilding her life in the aftermath of domestic violence. Mita Vashisht as the woman, Prasoon Joshi’s lyrics, Shubha Mudgal’s voice.

11th February 2013
4.30 – 6.00 pm

SARABAH Maria Luisa Gambale, Gloria Bremer (55 mins)
Rapper, singer and activist Sister Fa, a childhood victim of female genital cutting (FGC), travels back to her home village in Senegal, where she fears she and her message against the practice will be rejected. Yet she speaks out passionately to female elders and students alike, and stages a rousing concert that has the community on its feet.

Note: ViolenceReels includes a selection of films on issues of violence against women and is being organized in solidarity with the One Billion Rising Campaign which culminates on 14th February 2013. Apart from the above films and schedule, audience is invited to come and see any film on these issues at the Kriti Film Club through the month of February and March at their convenience between 12 noon and 5 pm Monday to Friday, except when other scheduled screenings are on. You can write and check with us on mentioning ‘ViolenceReels’ in the subject line.
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