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Posted in Resources, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity with tags , , , , , , on December 20, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

A Decade of Travel Blogging!

This website contain Skyeview travelogues from 2007 – 2014.

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Skyeview Film Festival Picks!

Posted in Culture, Dispatches, Gallery, Resources, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity with tags , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2011 by skyeviewtraveler

Documentary by Sonali Gulati

Description
I Am is a feature-length documentary film that chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, eleven years later, to re-open what was once home, and finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to. As she meets and speaks to parents of other gay and lesbian Indians, she pieces together the fabric of what family truly means, in a landscape where being gay was until recently a criminal and punishable offense.

Sonali Films

 

Films du Paradoxe

Synopsis : “Des femmes de la diaspora malienne vivant à Montreuil en Seine-Saint-Denis s’adressent, dans une “lettre filmée” à une personne de leur choix, réelle ou imaginaire. Des femmes de Bamako et de Kayes au Mali s’en inspirent ensuite librement, pour réaliser à leur tour leur lettre “filmée”. Chacune était invitée à parler de son travail, chacune a saisi l’occasion pour dire ce qui est important pour elle. Toutes ont participé aux étapes successives de la fabrication de ces courts métrages, dans le cadre d’ateliers de création audiovisuelle menés en France et au Mali par Laurence Petit-Jouvet. L’ensemble forme un film qui enjambe les distances, fait résonner ces voix qui expriment les frustrations, les passions, la résistance de ces femmes.

[Rough translation]
Women from the Malian diaspora in Montreuil, in a “filmed letter” speak to a person of their choice, real or imaginary. Women from Bamako and from Kayes in Mali draw inspiration from these letters to, in their turn, realize their “filmed letter”. They were each invited to talk about their work and take this oppotunity to say what is important for them. The whole forms a film that overcomes the distance, and in which responding like an echo, their voices express frustration, passion, and mostly the power of these women.

Shout out from Laurent PETIT-JOUVET 

Links
Off The Beaten Path: Walkabout  Aruceil-Cachan, France
FEMMES EN RÉSISTANCE festival féministe de documentaires
Trailer for “I Am” (documentary by Sonali Gulati)
Trailer for “Correspondances” (documentary by Laurent Petit-Jouvet)
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FEMMES EN RÉSISTANCE festival féministe de documentaires

Posted in Culture, Dispatches, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity, Travelogues with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2011 by skyeviewtraveler

Sharing Oakland Pride with festival sistern.

October 1 – 2, 2011
à l’espace municipal Jean Vilar d’Arcueil
Arcueil Cachan, France

Mobile phone camera gallery

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QWOCFF – San Francisco, CA

Posted in Culture, Events with tags on May 22, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

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Message From QWOCFF

Community Partners are Celebrated Peeps

Our fabulous, fun and fierce Community Partners have joined QWOCMAP on the journey to present our upcoming 5th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival, which showcases 25 world-premieres about feisty and fantastic voyages. From dyke couples navigating desire, to communities crossing divisive barbwire and chain-link, to the riveting routes of sex toys, you’ll be spellbound to saunter through your own saucy sojourns!

Check out our AMAZING Community Partners at our 5th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival June 12-14, 2009