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Date
Friday March 8th, 2019
Time
11:30am
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WHAT

Women’s and Gender Studies presents two films as part of the South Asian Documentary Film Festival 2019 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Join us on Friday, March 8 at 11:30am-1:30pm in Toldo Health Education Centre, room 203.

Films:
Perween Rehman: The Rebel Optimist (a film by Mahera Omar)
A documentary film on Perween Rahman, the Pakistani architect, urban planner and social activist who dedicated her life to serving the basic needs of the urban poor.
[Pakistan|2016|66 mins]
Trailer: https://youtu.be/p_u-IlfVm0A

Is it too much to ask (a film by Leena Manimekalai)
A film that follows the journey of two friends in Chennai and the obstacles and social stigma they encounter in not just looking for a home but being single and the fact that they are transgender women.
[India|2017|30 mins]
Trailer: https://youtu.be/C0DM1BVx5BU

Discussion of the films will be facilitated by Dr. Urvashi Soni-Sinha.

Refreshments provided, all are welcome.

These films are part of the Travelling Film South Asia documentary film series. The South Asian Documentary Film Festival will be showing films from this series on March 8, 9, 14, 15, & 16 in Windsor.
http://www.uwindsor.ca/communication-media-film/372/south-asian-documentary-festival-2019

WHERE

Location
University of Windsor, Toldo Bldg, room 203
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario

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