Previously at the ICA - Films
10 Mar 2009
Three shorts from female directors across the Commonwealth - India, Kenya and Trinidad and Tobago - followed by a Q&A with the directors. Godesses (Dir Leena Manimekalai, India 2007, 42 mins, subtitles) is a mesmerising documentary portrait of three women - a funeral singer, a gravedigger and a fisherwoman. Ras Star (Dir Wunuri Kahiu. Kenya/South Africa 2006, 25 mins) is a short feature about a girl whose dream of becoming Nairobi's best rapper is at odds with the wishes of her traditional Muslim family. The Vegetarian Super Machine (Dir Camille Selvon Abrahams, Trinidad and Tobago, 2007, 5 mins) is a mysterious animated treasure hunt in the Caribbean.
There will be a Q&A with the filmmakers after this screening.