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Female Voices from the South: Spanish, Italian & Portuguese Film Fest 2017

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

September 21–24, 2017

Women directors have often been neglected by mainstream audiences and canonical academic syllabi. At a time of uncertainty for women's rights, we would like to give voice to female filmmakers, protagonists, and minor characters who have questioned the status quo with their gaze, their stories, and their behaviors, and have gone beyond the traditional portrayal of women as saints or sinners. Our selections of movies 'from the South' encompasses a variety of countries and latitudes to bring women's experiences from a cross-cultural and global point of view to the forefront.

SIPFilmFest 2017 is open to the public and all films will be shown in their original languages with English subtitles. Further information about student participation in the Festival will be shared soon.

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