NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.93
Timeslot: 
Session 4: Saturday, June 2nd: 4:00 - 5:50pm
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
Six women directors take their lens up close to women making news in countries riven with conflict and dictatorial regimes, and asks the question when journalists are constantly under threat, what drives these women to do their jobs? Executive Produce Napur Basu worked with women directors from four countries - Illang Quijano(Philippines), Deepika Sharma (India) Pochi Tamba Nsoh (Cameroon) and Eva Brownstein (USA/Bangladesh) who produced films in five countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, India, Philippines. As research in action, we wish to use this film as a starting point to open up discussion around the people and the media. The questions of wherein lies our responsibility to the audience/readers and to listen to the people on this question.

Participants

Community and Socio-Radio and Applied Theatre Consultant Sheila is the Artistic Director of Ten-Lanterns Transformative Theatre and uses action methods and sociometry as tools for social and political change and to create socioradio by, with and for the community. With over 20 years experience as... Read more
Community and Socio-Radio and Applied Theatre Consultant Sheila is the Artistic Director of Ten-Lanterns Transformative Theatre and uses action methods and sociometry as tools for social and political change and to create socioradio by, with and for the community. With over 20 years experience as... Read more
A NYC based Bangladeshi writer and freelance journalist, who has previously worked in fundraising and communications, with organizations such as UNICEF, the International Center for Transitional Justice, and the Asia Society, across six countries and three continents.