Women of Wonders Film Fest 2013

All the film are FREE and begin at 6:30 pm @ The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Avenue.

Donations, if any, will be used to fund the 2013 Summer Reel Camps for Girls!

This event is organized by Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking in collaboration with the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women and the Hawaii Women Lawyers. 

program

March 4 // Patsy Mink Ahead of the Majority by Kimberlee Bassford 

A documentary that follows the remarkable journey of Patsy Mink, an Asian American woman who, battling racism and sexism, redefined American politics. Kimberlee Bassford will be in attendance for Q&A after the screening.

March 5 // Wonder Women! The 
Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan 

This film traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman and looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. Kristy Guevara-Flanagan will be in attendance for Q&A after the screening.

March 6 // Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza De Mayo by Susana Blaustein and Lourdes Portillo 

As well as giving an understanding of Argentinean history in the ‘70s and ‘80s, Las Madres shows the empowerment of women in a society where women are expected to be silent. Las Madres provides a banner of hope in the international struggle for human rights.Susana Blaustein will be in attendance via Skype for Q&A after the screening.

March 7 // Ella es el Matador by Gemma Cubero and Celeste Carrasco

For Spaniards—and for the world—nothing has expressed their country’s traditionally rigid gender roles more powerfully than the image of the male matador. This film reveals the surprising history of the women who are gender pioneers by necessity, confronting both bull and social code. Gemma Cubero will be in attendance for Q&A after the screening