Chennai is all set to host the first ever Women's Film Festival that focuses on the films made on and by women. This unique function will be conducted by Indo-Korean Cultural and Information Centre, National Film Development Corporation, NFAI, Indian Film Festival Movement and Sathyam Cinemas.
The event will be held at Sathyam Cinemas on 1 March and Bollywood actress Nandita Das will inaugurate the event. Films of women directors from Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Iran, Canada, USA, Austria, Norway and Burkina Faso will be screened. There are 83 films that are supposed to be screened at Sathyam Complex and film chamber theatres and the tickets will be available in Sathyam Cinemas from February 27.
This event will take place from 1st to 8th march and on the last day, a seminar titled, " Looking through the lens: A woman"s point of view" will be organized. The Idea behind to examine the theme what constitutes a woman"s film in terms of practise, critique, teaching and development.