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International Women’s Day Film Screening

Friday, March 8, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

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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 in the Toldo Health Education Centre, room 203.

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]

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]

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

Refreshments provided, all are welcome.

Venue: Toldo Health Education Centre – University of Windsor

401 Sunset Ave
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 Canada