AFGHAN CYCLES Directed by Sarah Menzies | October 6th 1:30PM| Northwest Film Forum
What lengths would you go to in order to ride a bicycle? Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists,Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights—human rights—and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society.
HONEYGIVER AMONG THE DOGS Directed by Dechen Roder | October 6th 5:00PM |Northwest Film Forum
In Honeygiver Among the Dogs an undercover detective in Bhutan is on a mission to investigate the case of a missing Buddhist nun. He enters into a “risky alliance” with the suspect, known as the “demoness,” who is really just a young woman from the village.
DO WE BELONG? Directed by Sofian Khan | October 7th 12:00PM | Pigott Auditorium Seattle University
Do We Belong? An Indian immigrant in Kansas is shot and killed in a senseless hate crime, leaving his wife to grapple with the question of whether America is truly her home.
Director Sofian Khan and Sunayana Dumala, widow of shooting victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla will be in attendance.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by immigration attorney Tahmina Watson.