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Film Screening



Women of Malolos



Date of Screening: 09-March-2017

Time of Screening: 18:00

Location of Screening: The Rainbow Theater - Jebel Amman- 1st Circle

Director: Kiri & Sari Dalena

Country: Philippines

Production Year: 2014



Thursday 9 March 


Women of Malolos 


6:00 PM 


Kiri & Sari Dalena, 85 min, Musical Documentary, Tagalog with English subtitles, Philippines, 2014


An inspirational musical film about a group of women who became popular through the speech of the national hero Jose Rizal. Those women, who come from the Tantoco, Tanchanco, Reyes, Tiongson and Uitangcoy old families, were the first women to successfully fight for their right of education and stand for women empowerment in the Philippines during the oppressive Spanish colonial regime.



The Boxing Girls of Kabul



Date of Screening: 09-March-2017

Time of Screening: 20:00

Location of Screening: The Rainbow Theater - Jebel Amman- 1st Circle

Director: Ariel Nasr

Country: Canada

Production Year: 2012



Thursday 9 March 


The Boxing Girls of Kabul


8:00 PM


Ariel Nasr, 52 min, Documentary, Dari Persian with Arabic subtitles, Canada, 2012


A remarkable group of young Afghan women dream of representing their country as boxers at the 2012 Olympics, embarking on a journey of both personal and political transformation.


“The Boxing Girls of Kabul” has received Best Documentary Award at the Viewfinders International Film Festival for Youth in Halifax, the Inspirit Foundation Pluralism Prize at Hot Docs as well as an Honorable Mention for the Colin Low Award at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver. The film was also nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards and was screened in New Delhi at the Peace Builders International Film Festival.