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Film Festival - Women in Politics 2-3/11 Athens

G5+ is co-organising a film festival on Women in Politics on 2 and 3 November 2018, in the city of Athens.

Among the films, short-films and documentaries that will be screened, we will have the oppotunity to enjoy "Eliane Vogel-Polsky" a documentary directed by Haleh Chinikar & Agnès Hubert:

Eliane Vogel Polsky was an exceptional woman. A brilliant Belgian lawyer and great European, she contributed to the cause of women in Europe. As a lawyer before thecourts and tribunals, as a researcher and professor at the university, and as an expertfor international institutions, she campaigned unceasingly for equal rights and opportunities,for parity and a social Europe. Through exceptional archives and rare testimonies,this film traces her struggles and successes and brings us back to important momentsin the history of Europe and the women's struggle for equality.

See the full program below:

Friday 2 November Special screening in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada

18.00- Michaelle Jean - A Woman Of Purpose Jean-Daniel Lafond (Canada) - 52’- Documentary Theme: A feminist and immigrant who became Governor General of Canada in 2005 and defended the rights of women and minorities.

19.00- Υο Decido A collective of women directors in Spain – Documentary / Theme: Role of the women’s movement in politics Q&A: Colette de Troy, Marie Vermeiren (Elles Tournent

21.00- Βoundaries (Pays) Chloé Robichaud (Canada) - Fiction Theme: Everyday life of women in politics Q&A: Colette de Troy, Marie Vermeiren (Elles Tournent)

Saturday 3 November

16.30 - Girls of the rain Alida Dimitriou (Greece) – Fiction Theme: Women’s resistance Introduced by Rea Walldén, film theorist, Board of Directors WIFT-GR

19.00 - Short films Programme • Greek tragedy by Nicole Van Goethem (Belgium) – Animation • Eliane Vogel Polsky by Haleh Chinikar and Agnès Hubert (Belgium) - Documentary • Ladies first by Mona al Naggar (USΑ) – Documentary Q&A: Colette de Troy, Marie Vermeiren (Elles Tournent), Agnès Hubert

21.00 - Parlez moi de la pluie (Let’s T alk about Rain) Agnès Jaoui (France) - Fiction Theme: Private life of a woman in politics – a sharp-edged comedy Q&A: Colette de Troy, Marie Vermeiren (Elles Tournent)

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