Fourth Annual Shakti Film Festival
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October 13th - Opening night reception

6:00pm - 6:45pm - Red carpet, refreshments
7:00pm - 9:45pm - Films and conversations

VYARTH - In a society where women are often seen as vulnerable and powerless, Suman challenges these stereotypes and fights for her life. Will she succeed?
EXCHANGE - What will people do for money and survival? A story of desperation and exploitation
TWICE COLONIZED - When Inuit lawyer, Aaju Peter’s son unexpectedly passes away, she embarks on a personal journey to bring her colonizers in both Canada and Denmark to justice.

October 14th - Closing night reception

TREE OF LIFE - Heartfelt, dramatic short directed by CapU Indigenous Digital Film student, Hannah Jones.
SPLIT ENDS - Short film about the confrontation of young Iranian boys and girls with the law of mandatory hijab and the Iranian Morality Police
MADE IN BANGLADESH - When Shimu is faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers. Despite threats from management and disapproval of her husband, Shimu is determined to succeed.