Women, Life, Freedom Los Angeles
The City of West Hollywood, Women’s Voices Now (WVN), and Empower Women Media (EWM) are proud to co-host the Women, Life, Freedom Film Festival, highlighting short films by Iranians and Farsi speakers to support pluralism and democracy, through the lens of women filmmakers. The event is scheduled to take place on November 28, 2023, in West Hollywood at City Hall.
This film festival will include short films, expert speakers, panels, practical tools and networking. The short films represent a collective effort to support the freedom movement underway for women’s rights and democratic change.
Government, business, academic, media, NGO, and faith leaders are invited. The event is free for registered guests.
Special thanks to Lisa Daftari (Foreign Desk), Manel Mslami (EU International Advisor For Minorities) and Shervin Abachi (malbachi.com) for their support to help make the event a success.
Dilpak Megeed (Iraq)
Grand Prize Winner
Strength Despite Everything
In this observational documentary, Eman Abdullah, a Yazidi survivor of kidnapping by ISIS, fights to empower women and bring justice to her community.
Azadeh Nikzadeh (Iran)
‘Unity’ is a poignant call for all supporters of democratic change in Iran to unite and work together, despite our differences.
Paula Kweskin (USA)
A young filmmaker uprooted from her home by the Taliban travels the streets of Kabul capturing stories most are too frightened to tell.
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November 28, 2023
625 N. San Vincent Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
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