The documentary about the publicist, feminist and pioneer of female emancipation uses historical and current material to answer the question of who is behind the icon Alice Schwarzer.
And Still I Sing
Shortly before the Taliban regain power, two singer friends try to become the first woman to win the talent show »Afghan Star« and courageously raise their voices against a patriarchal society.
Angels of Sinjar
For several years, Hanifa searches in northern Iraq for her five younger sisters, who were kidnapped by the Islamic State terrorist militia in the 2014 attack on the Yezidis. Stirring documentary.
Be My Voice
The film shows how activist, journalist and voice of millions of Iranian women Masih Alinejad supports their protest against the hijab compulsion via social media from exile.
The filmmaker and author embarks on a journey to find answers to the question of why she was abused as a young girl and why she kept silent for so long.
After months as a Russian prisoner of war, Ukrainian aerial reconnaissance expert Lilia is allowed home, where her experiences and trauma catch up with her as she tries to start over.
Children of the Mist
In the course of the documentary, Di repeatedly vacillates between approval of early marriage, which is common in her village community, and her original goal, social advancement through education.
Do you remember me
To better cope with her circumcision as a seven-year-old, Sara travels to Ethiopia, where she decides to fight against it after talking to her grandmother and young people affected by genital mutilation despite the ban.
Exhibition: I AM HER VOICE in supporting program
Vernissage: Mo, 17 october, 19h00 | Images symbolic of human trafficking, forced prostitution and sexual abuse of women. We will exhibit 15 pieces consisting of 43 prints in total.
Granny's Sexual Life
This animated film is a journey into the past of four grandmothers. The memories of their intimate lives are emblematic of the position women held in Slovenian society in the first half of the 20th century.
Guided city tour I: Women and Film. A historical search for traces around Kurfürstendamm
Fr, 28 oct | 17-19 o'clock City tour with Claudia v. Gélieu | Frauentouren. From Asta Nielson's "Hamlet" from 1920 to Helke Sander's "The Subjective Factor" from 1981, we ask about images of women in film.
Guided City Tour II: “Hardships throughout life" - Women's history in Prenzlauer Berg
Sat 29 oct | 12-14 o'clock City tour with Claudia v. Gélieu | Women's tours How did women live around 1900? What did they dream of? And how did they try to change their living conditions?
Hit The Road Egg
Ovaries are represented here as a pinball game. Short and sweet, colorful and with a touch of irony, the short film explores a potential reason for abdominal pain during the period.
Risking her life, journalist Rahimi searches the disreputable outskirts of Mashed for a serial killer who kills desperate prostitutes to cleanse the streets of the country's holiest city.
In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland
The film accompanies courageous women reporters in Kabul before the Taliban regained power, becoming a prescient reminder that journalism and women's rights cannot be taken for granted.
The son's accusation of raping a 16-year-old girl after a night of partying throws the life of the model Farel family out of joint. French judicial drama with Charlotte Gainsbourg.
My Grandmother Is An Egg
With this film Wu-Ching Chang honors her grandmother. She was sold as a young girl to another family and grew up there as a future daughter-in-law.
Nelly und Nadine
The story of the Belgian opera singer Nelly and the Chinese resistance fighter Nadine, who fall in love with each other on Christmas Eve 1944 in the Ravensbrück concentration camp.
One in a Million
For the successful gymnast Whitney Bjerken in the USA and the reserved Yara in northern Germany, the question of what really counts for them in life arises at some point.
Reading: KILLING THE GOOD GIRL in supporting program
Sat, October 29 | 4:15 pm | Scenic reading with the author Dr. Farsana Soleimankehl-Hanke. In the book KILLING THE GOOD GIRL, eleven women from different countries give authentic accounts of their lives in illustrated stories.
Rebellinnen - Fotografie. Underground. DDR
A sensitive portrait of three women artists in the GDR who, for different reasons, came into conflict with the SED regime and were faced with the question: Leave or stay?
The Boy's Club
To become a director in Malaysia, Chen Yihwen had to endure sexual harassment, bullying and misogyny. Her film, presented for the first time in Europe, documents this arduous journey.
Two Minutes To Midnight
What if the world was ruled by women? In Yael Bartana's performative piece, an all-women government of a fictional country takes a stand on an impending nuclear threat from a foreign nation.
Women of Valor
As one of 600,000 ultra-Orthodox women in Israel who are allowed to vote but not to run for parliament, Esty files a petition with the Supreme Court to have the ban lifted.