FRIDAY MARCH 8, 11:30-1:30 PM, Toldo Health and Education Building, Room 203
(Introduction and discussion led by Dr. Urvashi-Soni Sinha)
Perween Rahman: The Rebel Optimist by Mahera Omar
Pakistan | 2016 | 66 mins
Life and work of architect and urban planner, who was killed for serving the poor in Karachi.
Is it too much to ask by Leena Manimekalai
India | 2017 | 30 mins
Single and transgender women encounter social stigma while seeking a rental apartment in Chennai.
SATURDAY MARCH 9, 4:00 PM Armories Auditorium
Shepherdess of the Glaciers by Stanzin Dorjai Gya & Christiane Mordelet
India | 2016 | 74 mins
Tsering shepherds a flock of 250 sheep and pashmina goats on the rock-strewn flanks of Gya-Miru valley, Ladakh.
THURSDAY MARCH 14, 3:30 PM, Armories Auditorium
Overruled by Farnaz Jurabchian & Mohammadreza Jurabchian
Afghanistan | 2016 | 52 mins
Lives and hopes of young Afghan refugees working in tennis clubs in Iran.
FRIDAY MARCH 15, 3:30 PM, Armories Auditorium
Fireflies in the Abyss by Chandrasekhar Reddy
India| 2015 | 88 mins
Nepali migrants in the rat-hole coal mines of Meghalaya, where lives of people living on the margins intertwine.
SATURDAY MARCH 16, 3:30 PM, Armories Auditorium
Demons in Paradise by Jude Ratnam
Sri Lanka | 2017 | 94 mins
A Tamil documentary-maker in Sri Lanka analyses the two-and-half decade long civil war from the inside.