Many years ago in my university days, I was taken by this famous Chinese propaganda picture, based apparently on the late Chairman Mao’s quote, “women can hold up half the sky” depicting women leading a fairly equal gender divide of troops.
IAWRT long documentary 2016-17
The rough shape of IAWRT’s Long Documentary, 2016-17, is promising fascinating insights from around the globe. Four international directors located in Philippines, Cameroon, India and Canada are making making features.
The Executive Producer for this film, Nupur Basu, explains how she proposes to connect the stories; "Tying up these local narratives from Cameroon, Philippines, India and the US/Bangladesh will be interviews with award winning international women journalists who will describe the challenges and achievements of covering world events from some very difficult war torn zones and difficult political regimes.”