Women’s Stories from Palestine and Brazil

Published on 4 May 2010

A DVD featuring two documentary films:

A Vida Politica, Directed by Kat Mansoor – looking at activism Brazilian-style through the eyes of four women engaged in struggles for abortion rights, political representation, sex worker rights and racial empowerment.

Thorns and Silk, Directed by Paulina Tervo – showing four women who are doing jobs that many regard as a male preserve negotiating empowerment in their everyday lives in a context dominated by the experience of the Israeli occupation.

The films were developed under the Real World scheme set up by Pathways of Women’s Empowerment and Screen South.

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