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Tag Archive: Women

America Heard: Refuge of Hope

Synopsis: Syracuse, New York is an unlikely home to over 10,000 former refugees now living in the U.S.. Two women at the forefront of this community reflect on what their presidential vote means to those[…]

If Women Want

Saitabat Village is a small village in the city of Bursa of Turkey. Saitabat, having a big tourism potential with its green environment and fresh air, was just a general Anatolian village until 2001. In[…]

WIC: Women, Infants, Children

WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children and is a supplemental nutrition program. There are 16 WIC grocery centers in Chicago that provide nutritious food for women, infants, and children in need. Access to healthy[…]

Acid Attack Survivors in India Find Strength and Peace

In this film A LIVE, filmmaker Harsh Vardhan Singh presents the stories of acid attack survivors in India, highlighting the crucial atrocities that women in the society undergo. The attackers are not just men with[…]


Laura is a friend of mine who has acted for me in a previous film. We stumbled across her story one day as we were discussing timings for a new project and her need to[…]

Sahro Hassan: Fashioning her Future

Meet Sahro Hassan, a young Somali immigrant who stepped into the halls of Lewiston Regional Technical Center in Maine, as a freshman in 2010. At that young age she was already designing her future along[…]

Clio & Claudia

When Clio and Claudia started the project, Horta de Belloch was a derelict farmhouse in the Catalonian countryside. After months of hard work implementing the principals of permaculture, Clio and Claudia transformed the abandoned land[…]

Solo Female Traveler

A stigma surrounds the art of traveling solo – especially if you are female. People tend to express fear or concern over a woman when they hear that she is going somewhere unfamiliar by herself.[…]

Getting An Education Knows No Limitation

This is a short film about the many Afghan women who are not able to continue their education due to traditions in the villages where they are living. This film tells the story of how[…]