1. The Last Leaf of Hope by Huma Ali

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    This is one of the short video portraits produced as part of my research on technologies for making and sharing with a women's centre in Newcastle. I worked with a small group of women to make short video portraits of things that they felt were important in their lives. Most of the group chose topics that would identify them, but Huma wanted her video to go online so she could show others. The process evolved over six weekly sessions taking place before and after Christmas.

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    • Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside

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      from Alejandro Zuluaga / Added

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      "Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. By focusing on the voices of women who live, love, and work in the Downtown Eastside this film debunks the sensationalism surrounding a neighbourhood deeply misunderstood, and celebrates the complex and diverse realities of women organizing for justice. (32 mins) A film by Alejandro Zuluaga and Harsha Walia, based on concept by the Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group. This is a not-for-profit production that is available for free distribution under creative commons license. For more information, to book a screening, or to order a DVD please contact hwalia8@gmail.com or alejo.zuluag@gmail.com.

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