UNAFF EXTENSION PROGRAM :
United Nations Association Film Festival Extension Program (UNAFF EP) San Francisco presents:
"INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY"
at San Francisco State University
March 7, 2001
Four documentaries from Peru, USA and Brazil will be screened showcasing the struggle for justice and dignity for all women around the world.
The United Nations Association Film Festival, the world's only public film forum for exploring UN related issues, presents its next traveling film festival event that will highlight International Women's Day. The United Nations Association Film Festival Extension Program (UNAFF EP) San Francisco will take place on March 7 at the August Coppola Theatre at San Francisco State University. Provocative and eclectic, UNAFF Extension Program brings films from Peru, the US and Brazil celebrating the efforts of documentary filmmakers to fight for justice and dignity for all women around the world. The documentaries illuminate their ideas, fears and thoughts, from the indigenous women in Peru to a lesbian couple in the Bay Area and from Asian Americans and Europeans who live in California, to women politicians in Brazil.
Reception in the lobby of the August Coppola Theater - Fine Arts Building, SFSU
Ahinam Chay, Asi es Esta Historia (35 minutes) Chile/Peru
Director: Rodrigo Ivan Sepulveda Producer: Isabel Hernandez
I was Born a Black Woman (44 minutes) USA
Directors:Maria Luisa Mendonca & Vicente Franco Producer: Kit Miller
(Filmmaker in person)
Cancer in Two Voices (44 minutes) USA
Producer/Director: Lucy Massie Phenix
Imagining Place (35 minutes) USA
Director/Producer: Anita Chang
(Filmmaker in person)
Admission is $6 for students and $8 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
The August Coppola Theatre - Fine Arts Building, Room 101, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco State University. [ MAP ]
UNAFF Extension Program San Francisco is organized and presented by:
The United Nations Association San Francisco Chapter
The UNA Film Festival
The San Francisco State University Cinema Department
and co-sponsored by:
The World Affairs Council of the Northern California
SFSU Urban Institute's Program on Gender and Social Policy
SFSU Women's Studies Department
SFSU International Relations Department
SFSU Anthropology Department