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Session 4: Saturday, June 2nd: 4:00 - 5:50pm
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Six women directors take their lens up close to women making news in countries riven with conflict and dictatorial regimes, and asks the question when journalists are constantly under threat, what drives these women to do their jobs? Executive Produce Napur Basu worked with women directors from four countries - Illang Quijano(Philippines), Deepika Sharma (India) Pochi Tamba Nsoh (Cameroon) and Eva Brownstein (USA/Bangladesh) who produced films in five countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, India, Philippines.

As research in action, we wish to use this film as a starting point to open up discussion around the people and the media. The questions of wherein lies our responsibility to the audience/readers and to listen to the people on this question.


A NYC based Bangladeshi writer and freelance journalist, who has
previously worked in fundraising and communications, with organizations such as
UNICEF, the International Center for Transitional Justice, and the Asia Society, across six
countries and three continents.

Community and Socio-Radio and Applied Theatre Consultant
Sheila is the Artistic Director of Ten-Lanterns Transformative Theatre and uses action methods and sociometry as tools for social and political change and to create socioradio by, with and for the community. With over 20 years...

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