International Women’s Day Short Films

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Part of International Women's Day 2024

An afternoon of short films made by female alumni from The University of Sussex, as well as a selection of shorts chosen by the Lewes Soroptimist Society about women projects they support across the world.

This event has been put together in memory of Wilma de Jong who devised and started the documentary course at The University of Sussex, and who was an ardent supporter of the Lewes Soroptimist Society.

Running Order:

14:00 - Opening introductions

14:15 - Screening 1
Meru Women Garden Project - Soroptimist International (11 min)
Re-potted - Afra Nuarey (15 min)
Rural Reality: Mama's Story - Mira Nagy (19 min)
Matka / Polka - Joanna Suchomska (14min)

15:15 - Director Q&A

15:30 - Interval

16:00 - Screening 2
Ghana Education Project - Soroptimist International (6 min)
Soniya, Mother of Millions - Soroptimist International (2 min)
Ram at Nepal School - Soroptimist International (2 min)
Born in El Progresso - Lucia Gomez Ruiz (24 min)
Luonto, the nature in us - Anna Lunden (24 min)
Letter To Shaheen Bagh - Syed Jazib Ali & Furqan Faridi (12 min)

17:10 - Director Q&A


Sat 9 March