SAFES Festival of Films 2013

February 28, 2020

SAFES Festival of Films from South Asia


“Addressing Violence Against Women”

April 19- April 21, 2013

Guest of Honour: Samar Minallah (Islamabad, Pakistan)

April 19: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

April 20-21: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver


April 19: 6 pm – 9 pm: Room 2270 SFU Harbour Centre

Samar Minallah: Talk on “Making Change through Film in Pakistan” followed by screening of “Poles Apart,” “Swara,”Sang Chatti,” and “Men as Partners in Change.”


April 20: 10.30 am – 6.00 pm: David Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

10.30 am – 1.00 pm: “Common Gender-The Film” introduced by Anis Rahman

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm: “Afghanistan Unveiled” introduced by Imran Munir

3.45 pm- 6.00 pm: “Matrubhoomi” introduced by Bidisha Ray


April 21: 11.00 am -5.00 pm: Screening Room 4955 Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

11.00 am – 1.30 pm: “Provoked” introduced by Randeep Purewall

2.30 pm – 4.00 pm: “Saving Face” introduced by Rahat Imran

4.15 – 5.00 pm: “Bol” introduced by Patricia Gruben

Sponsored and financially supported by: Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation, Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG), Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, SFU, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, SFU, School of Communications, SFU, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU, School for Contemporary Arts, SFU, Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures (Department of History), SFU, Progressive Intercultural Services Society (PICS).


Free Admission