WAM! Boston Film Festival 2013
March 23 - March 24, 2013
Women, Action, & the Media presents the 3rd Annual WAM!Boston Film Festival, featuring a thought provoking and entertaining line-up of films by women, and about women from up and coming filmmakers from New England and around the globe.
This year's lineup include riveting feature-length documentaries, as well as documentary shorts, narrative, experimental, and animated films. Visit http://www.wambostonfilmfest.org for lineup details.
Indelible Lalita tells the story of a resilient Indian woman whose spirit survives her
body’s painful transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment.
Words of Witness follows 22-year-old journalist Heba Afify as she navigates Egypt’s Revolution.
Defying cultural norms and family expectations, Heba takes to the streets to report on an Egypt
Bordering on Treason focuses on Lorna Tychostup, a single mother and photojournalist from
New Paltz, NY, who travels to Iraq to put a human face on the Iraq War. Preview screening.
Circus Dreams documents a year in the life of Vermont’s Circus Smirkus, one of the
best traveling youth circuses in the world. The film captures the work ethic, passion for
performance, deep friendships and budding love of the young and talented performers.
Documentary shorts: “Agency” follows five young women struggling to work as models in Osaka’s toxic and intoxicating fashion market. “Cutting Up” examines the changing world of professional female bodybuilders. “Why Do You Have Black Dolls” explores the history, beauty, and pride of black dolls.
Experimental and Animated Shorts: This selection of films from around the globe transports us through dream-like states, from light-hearted, sensual, and surreal, to pensive, dark, and terrifying.