Shakti

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SOCIETY

3rd Annual Shakti Film Festival

Films that will be shown this year

October 7th, 2022

Mug: A young girl longs for attention from her father following the death of her Nan and chooses a curious alternative to fill the void.
Director Jo Lane: Time Goes Nowhere, Bored Games, How Not To Meditate, A Minute's Silence

Pass: Fascinating drama about not everyone is trustworthy. This social issue movie centers around a poor woman.
Director Elika Abdollahi: Elika Abdollahi was born in 1996 in Tehran.Iran. This is her first experience as director, writer and producer. She finalized her first film despite a very restricted atmosphere of filmmaking for women in her country, Iran.

(Feature Film) #Viral World: #Viral Prapancham: is a suspense relationship drama that happens over computer screens, series of video calls, several YouTube videos, collection of social-media stories and text messages. This story is about how relationships evolve on the virtual world.
Director BRIJESH TANGI: Brijesh Chandhra Tangi is a software engineer turned film maker. He is passionate about screen writing and has been a cinephile for most part of his adult life.

October 8th, 2022

Bereft: A suspenseful story of loss, grief and compassion
Director Rhea Dudani: is a filmmaker with a passion for feminism and politics, who specializes in creating female-centric narratives to break the glass ceiling.

Giti Jan: A woman trapped by tradition in Iran fights back.
Director Shayan Shahverdi.

(Feature Film) RABIYE KURNAZ VS. GEORGE W. BUSH: The battle for the release of her son Murat from Guantanamo catapults Turkish housewife Rabiye Kurnaz from her terraced house in Bremen straight into world politics and all the way to the Supreme Court in Washington.
Film by ANDREAS DRESEN


Location: Surrey City Hall Time: 6 p.m. cocktail reception/7 p.m. film screening.

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