FILM FESTIVAL OPENING: "Eliane Vogel Polski" by Haleh Chinikar & Agnès Hubert


From 24 to 27 January 2019, the Brussels international film festival entirely dedicated to films only made by women "Elles Tournent #11" will take place.

You are invited to the OPENING for the screening of the documentary film "Eliane Vogel Polski: championne de la cause des femmes en Europe" (2018) directed by Haleh Chinikar and Agnès Hubert, in presence of the Directors.

It will be on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 13.00 – 14.00 in room PHS 3C50, of the European Parliament.

It will be hosted by Iratxe García Pérez, S&D Coordinator at the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) on behalf of the S&D Group in the European Parliament. The film will last 30 minutes, followed by a debate with the directors. Drinks and snacks will be offered.

About the film:

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 the courts and tribunals, as a researcher and professor at the university, and as an expert for 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 moments in the history of Europe and the women's struggle for equality.

For practical reasons, please let the organisers know that you are coming by sending an email to the following address: s-d.femm@europarl.europa.eu at the latest by Monday 21st January 2019 at 18.00.

In case you need an access badge to European Parliament, send your full name, date of birth, nationality and passport/identity card number. Also remember to bring your passport/identity card with you to the European Parliament on the day of the event! Otherwise you cannot be granted access to the event.

You can see Elles Tournent's Film festival's full programme here.

Feel free to circulate this invitation to your contact groups!

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