The Seattle International Film Festival announced the complete 2019 lineup and will celebrate the work of Regina Hall by presenting her with the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinema.
A Thousand Girls Like Me
NAME OF FILM: A THOUSAND GIRLS LIKE ME
DIRECTOR(S): Sahra Mani
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: When Khatera, a 23-year-old Afghan woman, opposes the will of her family and the traditions of her country to seek justice for years of sexual abuse from her father, she sheds light on the faulty Afghan judicial system and the women it rarely protects. One woman’s obstinate battle to make her voice heard demonstrates the power of action over fear in this harrowing feature documented by a young Afghan director.
Over 11 days, the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival will present 31 feature length films plus 98 short films, including an array of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.
The 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest film program lineup presents bold and innovative non-fiction films made by some of the most authentic international filmmakers working today.
2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival to Showcase 15 Films – 12 Directed by Women, Opens with ON HER SHOULDERS
This year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival will showcase 15 timely and provocative documentary and narrative works, screening June 14 to 21, 2018 in New York City.