San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Peoples Girls
Directors: Tinne Van Loon and Collette Ghunim Sexual harassment has been a growing problem in Egypt over the last few years, especially in Cairo. Due to the extensive media coverage on the issue, the Egyptian government introduced anti-sexual harassment legislation, making it possible for harassers to face years in prison. In this film, a series of interviews and social experiments takes a closer look at Egypt to see who is to blame for harassment and how women are fighting back. Because patriarchal societies often overlook women’s rights violations, this documentary serves as a catalyst for public debate not only in Egypt but internationally, as prominent cases of sexual harassment frequently occur on a global scale. 30 minutes
Some of the great short films shown at our 2016 Festival total 20 minutes
When & Where
We The Peoples Film Festival
The We The Peoples Film Festival screens the best new films on human rights, development and peace. In 2016, our eleventh year, we will be screening films in twelve locations including our Young Film Makers Day at the BFI Southbank. For our complete programme, go to www.wethepeoples.org.uk. Also, see our Facebook and Twitter pages.
The festival is a project of the United Nations Association Westminster Branch. For more information on what we do, go to www.unawestminster.org.uk
All screenings are curated by Post Graduate students of Events Management at the Ashdown Academy.