But they can't break stones
Director: Elena Dirstaru Nepal’s civil war ended nearly 10 years ago and its effects are still visible, especially in terms of women’s rights. This film, a fascinating insight into women’s rights, shows the effect the war has had on women, and how their lives are shaped by political instability and by cultural norms that place them in domestic roles. As well as activists working to educate women about their rights, we also see women who are working for their independence, training to be mountain guides at an all-female training centre in Pokhara. 50 minutes
Our lives in Transit
Despite living in the Dominican Republic all their lives, those of Haitian Descent face daily discrimination, sometimes violent. Because their parents or grandparents were born in next door Haiti, but mainly because they are black. A controversial law that leaves over 200,000 people doubting their own identity. The film follows Rosa Iris, a young and determined lawyer, as she fights for the rights of her community. The film has been produced by the Minority Rights Group 30 minutes
Fish and Crops
Director: Sara Bernardo This film documents two of the oldest practices around the world - farming and fishing. In times where everything is changing so fast, these professions are being strongly affected by climate changes, technology and also modern farming practices. 10 minutes
Elena Dirstaru, director of But the can't break stones, will particopate in the brief discussion to follow the screening.