International Women’s Day Short Films

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Part of International Women's Day 2024

An afternoon of short films made by alumni from The University of Sussex exploring female issues, 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 a long term member of The Soroptimists and the children's projects they support across the world.

Running Order:

14:00 - Opening introductions

14:10 - Screening 1

CAMFED - Soroptimist International (7 min)
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 - Q&A with directors in attendance

15:30 - Interval

16:00 - Screening 2
Ghana Education Project - Soroptimist International (6 min
The School of Hope -Soroptimist International (5 min)
Faith, Mother of Millions - Soroptimist International (2 min)
Born in El Progreso: Catracho's Voice - 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)

17:15 - Q&A with directors in attendance