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    WAM! Boston Film Festival 2013

    Presented by at The Brattle Theatre

    March 23 - March 24, 2013


    WAM! Boston Film Festival 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 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
    in turmoil.

    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.

    The Brattle Theatre

    40 Brattle St, Harvard Square
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $6 - $10 for individual screenings. $30 for festival pass.

    Phone: 617-876-6838

    Accessibility Information:

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