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Second Colombo International Women’s Film Festival which starts today will be presented as an online festival this year. The festival is presented by Agenda 14, headed by Anomaa Rajakaruna, in partnership with International Federation of Film Societies - Asia Pacific Section Festival is launched to coincide with South Asian Women’s Day.

The festival will continue till December 14.


The short films in Competition (National and International) will be featured from November 30 to December 6 while the documentaries and feature films will be presented from December 7 to 13.


The awards ceremony will be held on December 14.


The International Jury comprises Prof. Sumathy Sivamohan (Filmmaker/Academic - Sri Lanka),


Tatjana Turanskyj (Filmmaker - Germany) and Wahyuni A. Hadi (Programmer/Curator - Singapore).
This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award of the festival will be presented to veteran Indian filmmaker and actress Aparna Sen.

 

Short films in Competition will be featured from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6; documentaries and feature films from Dec. 7 to 13

 

Online Festival Schedule

Short Films in Competition -
National & International (Nov. 30 to Dec. 6)

 

SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION -
NATIONAL

01.  Thé Kahata (Sri Lanka)
       by Yasodara Yasodhara
       Kariyawasam
02.  Urumaya - Inheritance
       (Sri Lanka)  by Lanka
       Bandaranayake 
03.  The Ruins (Sri Lanka)
       by Senathirajah Vanitha 
04.  Fake ID is watching
       (Sri Lanka) by Fathima
       Kamila & Ashfaque
       Mohamed 
05.  It’s not a Tall Short thing
       (Sri Lanka)  by Shalini
       Divyanjalee 
06.  H2O (Sri Lanka)
       by Fathima Shanaz 
07.  We made the Bomb; We
       made the Womb (Sri Lanka)
       by Namini Panchala
08.  Life On Land (Sri Lanka)
       by Piyumi Sriyangani,
       Dilsara Sindupani,
       Yahanika Colonna 
09.  Two Curries (Sri Lanka)
       by Narthanie Serasinghe
 10. Beyond The Mirror (Sri 
       Lanka) by K. L. H.
       Maduwanthi 
11.  Inside (Sri Lanka)
       by Ayesha Suraweera 
12.  Deprimere (Sri Lanka)
       by Paramie Jayakody 
13.  Carrot (Sri Lanka)
       by Dumindra Ridmi
14.  Light and Life (Sri Lanka)
       by Upeksha Mahawaththa,
       Aruni Jayawardhana,
       Randi Imalka 

 

SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION - INTERNATIONAL

01.  Maa Tuki - Find Me Mother
       (India) by Suchana Saha             
02.  Posharini -
       The Saleswoman (India)
       by Sreecheta Das 
03.  Driving Lessons (Iran)
       by Marziyeh Riahi   
04.  Ice Cream (Nepal)
       by Sangita Shrestha 
05.  Safed Sar (Afghanistan)
       by Atefah Hesari 
06.  Ice (|Estonia)
       by Anna Hints 
07.  Diadem (Bosnia and
       Herzegovina)
       by Milana Majar 
08.  Once upon a time in
       Kurdistan ( Iraq)
       by Zhino Hadi Hassan 
09.  Meenalaap - Fish
       Monologue (Bangladesh)
       by Senjutee Suborna
       Tushee 
10.  My Name Is Petya (Russia)
       by  Daria Binevskay 
11.  Illuminati (Croatia-Serbia)
       by Nina Belina 
12.  Mamatva - Motherhood
       (India) by Kirti Singh 
13.  Performer (Bangladesh)
       by Tasmiah Afrin Mou 
14.  Tenebrae (Singapore)
       by Nicole Midori Woodford

 

The organisers say that all screenings are free. 

 

 

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