Directed by Chloe Fairweather, 81 mins
Filmed over five years, Dying To Divorce takes viewers into the heart of Turkey's gender-based violence crisis and the recent political events that have severely eroded democratic freedoms. Through intimately shot personal stories, the film gives a unique perspective on the struggle to be an independent woman in modern Turkey.
The discussion after the film was moderated by Dr Mina Stanikic and included Dying To Divorce protagonist Ipek Bozkurt, gender and sexual health specialist Rachel Ploem and Maartje Goudswaard, medical doctor with a focus on human rights.
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Green Warriors (2021) | Directed by Martin Boudot, 52 mins
Every year, 500,000 Europeans die prematurely due to air pollution. One of the main causes of this pollution is coal, still used in many countries. And this air pollution has no borders. It contaminates the entire continent.
Everywhere, citizens are fighting for the right to air that is safe to breathe. Lacking tangible evidence, their calls for regulation are easily dismissed - a team of scientists and journalists sets out to search for evidence of air pollution.
Will the powerful coal lobby resist these revelations?
The Cost of Cobalt (2021) | Directed by Fiona Lloyd-Davies and Robert Flummerfelt, 25 mins
In The Cost of Cobalt we meet the doctors treating the children affected and the scientists who are measuring the pollution. Cobalt may be part of the global solution to climate change, but is it right that Congo’s next generation pay the price with their health? Many are hoping that the more the world understands their plight, the more pressure will be put on the industry here to clean up its act.
The discussion after the screening was moderated by Dr Mina Stanikic, in conversation with The Cost of Cobalt co-directors Fiona Lloyd-Davies and Robert Flummerfelt, Green Warriors journalist, Manon De Couet, and Dr Jeffrie Quarsie, public health specialist in environmental health.
Directed by Rob Lemkin, 88 mins
A young man’s epic journey across Africa in search of a colonial killer. This is an urgent and timely non-fiction retelling of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
The discussion after the screening will be moderated by Dr Mina Stanikic; Mina will be talking to African Apocalypse director Rob Lemkin, co-writer and main protagonist Femi Nylander, Publice Services International Health and Social Sector Officer Baba Aye, and Assistant Professor in Human Rights and Politics, London School of Economics Olivia Rutazibwa.
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Directed By Franz Böhm, 89 mins
Dear Future Children explores how three young women in Hong Kong, Chile and Uganda cope with the staggering personal impact of their political activism. This is a film about the next generation, made by the next generation.
The discussion after the screening will be moderated by Dr Mina Stanikic and will include Dear Future Children director Franz Böhm, Nicoletta Dentico, a journalist and global health expert, and Juliette Mattijsen, medical student and climate activist.
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On Our Doorstep (2020) | Directed by Thomas Laurance, 90 mins
On Our Doorstep delves deep into an area of the refugee crisis that rarely reached the press. The film is a behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary grassroots movement that rose up to aid the refugees in Calais, and the community that sprang up there, before it was forcefully demolished.
The panel discussion after the screening was led by Dr. Mina Stanikic
A Quiet Inquisition (2014) | Directed by Holen Kahn and Alessandra Zeka, 65 mins
At a public hospital in Nicaragua, Dr Carla Cerrato, obstetrician-gynaecologist, struggles with her conscience as she contends with the harrowing implications of a new law that prevents the termination of any pregnancy, even when a woman’s life is at stake.
Unseen Enemy (2017) | Directed by Janet Tobias, 98 mins
Unseen Enemy is an essential exploration of the reasons why we are experiencing a rash of diseases that were once only outbreaks, but have now become full-blown epidemics. This increased risk that we face, and the ways society and individuals can work together to reduce that risk, are demonstrated through the case studies of three epidemics: Ebola, influenza and Zika.
Thank You for the Rain (2017) | Directed by Julia Dahr, 87 mins
Since 2012, Kisilu, a smallholder farmer in Kenya, has used his camera to capture the life of his family, his village, and the impacts of climate change. Kisilu and Norwegian filmmaker Julia Dahr's relationship takes on a remarkable twist, shedding a powerful light on the climate justice movement and the vastly different worlds they represent.
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