The 18th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival

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Entry: Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
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Venue: C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003, India
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Event Description: 
The 18th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival

To Mark International Women’s Day 2023

The 18th edition of the festival brings together a collection of over 50 films from 20 countries, directed by Asian women filmmakers including South Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Sri Lanka and Israel to name a few. The festival includes a homage to the recently departed iconic Sri Lankan director, Sumitra Peries; animated films from South Korea; iTales an anthology of five short films made solely on iphones; a gaming session on rumour and gossip, gender and fake news; a presentation on Making films and Watching Films – Gender in Hindi Cinema; Seminar on Representation of Children and Women in the Media; “Movies@Mobile” a session on the art and craft of making purposive communication messages for articulated goals; “Incredible Child” an exhibition curated by Saminar Mishra.

Organised in collaboration with International Association of Women in Radio &Television, Chapter India; Alliance Française, New Delhi; WISCOMP; Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS); Breakthrough; The Park Hotels; Fredrich-Ebert-Stiftung; Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT); UNICEF; Max Mueller Bhavan-Goethe Institut; Embassy of Israel; INKO Centre, Chennai; CRY; UNWomen; A. R. Rehman Foundation; Bennet University; and Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi

Some of the filmmakers will be present for post-screening discussions.

Highlights of the festival include:


‘An Incredible Child’ – The exhibition has emerged from a process of c-creation between adults and children and reflects the need for play and beauty in all lives

Curated by Samina Mishra, documentary filmmaker and founder of The Magic Key Centre for the Arts and Childhood

On view in the Quadrangle Garden from 14 to 20 March 2023

The Life She Lives – explores the lives of women living at the margins of India’s socio economic realities.

An exhibition of photographs by Chitvan Gill, writer, photographer and independent filmmaker.

On View at the Annexe Art Gallery, 11:00 to 19:00 daily, 15 to 21 March 2023

On 15 March 2023 in Conference Room II

Workshop from 11:00 to 13:00 - ‘Farzi: Busting Fake news and Misinformation’

From 14:00 to 16:00 – Presentation and discussion on ‘Making Films & Watching Films: Gender in Hindi Cinema'

On 16 March 2023 in Conference Room II

Discussion from 11:00 to 12:30 – ‘The Vulnerable Child’ – Can traditional and digital media help provide opportunities for creating safe spaces for children especially a decade after POCSO

In the Multipurpose Hall from 14:00 to 15:00

IAWRT Roundtable on ‘Representation of Gender, Women and Children in Media’

On 17 March 2023 in Conference Room II from 14:00 to 16:00

Only One Earth

Films – The Egret River – Wna-Ling Liu | Taiwan| 20 min| animation

Water Celery – Yu So-young | South Korea | 28 min | non fiction

Polar Bears – Shilpa Krishnan Shukla | Singapore | 24 min | fiction

Movies@Mobile – screening of films from Phase I – Gender, Climate Change Intersectionalities

From 16:30 to 18:30

Roundtable – Gender Climate Change Intersectionalities

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