Film Screening and Panel
Originally planned for the NGO CSW Forum—UN
June 19, 2:30 pm Recording of the LIVE Zoom webinar
Climate, Violence, and the Environment:
Women Paying the Price
Cathleen De Kerchove
Cynthia Lopez: Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television.
Houry Geudelekian: Chair—NGO CSW New York.
Dayna Ash: NGO CSW 2020 Women of Distinction awardee — cultural and social activist, playwright, performance poet.
Cathleen de Kerchove: Founder Les Enfants de Panzi, The Children of Panzi
Viktorija Mickute: Senior producer at AJ Contrast, Al Jazeera's immersive storytelling studio.
Moderated by Nora Armani - Founding Artistic Director SRFF
These films stream online for 48 hours from June 18, 5:00 PM to June 20, 5:00 PM
Short Films on Climate change and Women
Like No Other| Aziz Ahmed |USA, Pakistan| 11' |2019
Caused by a combination of global warming and climate change, the 2010 Pakistan floods were the worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history. The film addresses the increasing impact of climate change on displacement.
Mother, Daughter, Sister | Jeanne Marie Hallacy | USA, Bangladesh, Myanmar| 28' | 2018
Amae, Thamee, Ama (Mother, Daughter, Sister) gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women calling for an end to sexual violence in conflict.
Fly High طيري| Fatma Racha Shehadeh|Lebanon|
06:29' | 2019
Marital Rape exists- Yes consensual sex does exists between a husband and a wife. Marriage won't normalize or humanize rape.. Be a woman who looks up to the sky.
Chasing Glaciers | Mark Gregory | Peru | 19:50' | 2019
Climate Change is currently manifesting itself in the beautiful country of Perú. Within their borders are 70% of the world´s tropical glaciers and over the last 40 years, they have lost almost half their surface areas.
Voices on the Road | Bethan John, Eilidh Munro | Peru | 23' | 2019
Deep in the remote Peruvian Amazon a road is quietly destroying a protected rainforest, cutting through a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many indigenous communities are struggling to live in this 'paradise.
In partnership with: NYWIFT (New York Women in Film and TV) & Apne Aap Women Worldwid
Academic institutions: Film&Media Department @Hunter College, Lebanese American University. Media partner: GO Magazine.