Women’s Rights Nights offers an alternative to traditional celebrations of International Women’s Day and through art, it encourages both women and men to critically reflect upon pertaining gender inequalities, while praising the achievements that have been made to date. Both of the editions of WRN confirmed the interest of the public in new forms of engagement with women’s rights and gender equality.
The event offers screening of 4 documentary films showing different stories concerning economic and political rights of women.
This edition of the event will show:
"The dream job", 51'
by Danijela Majstorovic, 2006
"Tobacco girl", 30'
by Biljana Garvanlieva, 2009
"Dish: Women, Waitressing and the Art of Service", 68'
by Maya Gallus, 2010
"What a beautiful democracy!", 74'
by Belmin Söylemez, Berke Baş, Haşmet Topaloğlu, Somnur Vardar, 2008
After the screenings, the audience is invited to discuss with authors/producers of the movies, human rights and women’s rights activists on specific topics related to gender aspects of women in the entertainment industries, opportunities and perspectives for young women, the art of service as a job or a profession, and the involvement of women in political campaigns.
Media coverage of the event provided by: Radio MOF (Youth Educational Forum) and TEA Moderna magazine.
The event “Women’s Rights Nights” is free of charge during all four evenings, 5th to 8th March 2012.