UN Women’s Film Festival will celebrate women directors and films portraying women in a variety of roles and story-lines including seven full length films, four shorter films and twelve shorts. Last year’s event previewed Invisible War, an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary. Two world premiere movies, Trailblazers in
Habits by director Nancy Tong, who will be in attendance from Hong Kong, and Homefront Heroines: The Waves of WWII by director Kathleen Ryan.
This event, sponsored by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. National Committee of UN Women, will take place at 6:30pm, April 6, at Arts Center Sarasota. All funds raised support the work of UN Women’s projects around the globe.