OPENING OF THE 7th EDITION OF THE WOMEN’S FILM WEEK

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

When: Friday, 8 March 2019 at 6pm

Where: Rainbow Theater, Amman, Jordan

Held under the esteemed patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Talal, UN Women - in partnership with the Royal Film Commission and in collaboration with the Artistic Director Ms. Ghada Saba - is pleased to announce the 7th edition of the Women’s Film Week (8-11 March 2019) to commemorate International Women’s Day. The initiative offers a unique opportunity for the Jordanian public to see and reflect on women’s issues as portrayed through the work of various national and international filmmakers.  

 

The opening ceremony will take place on 8 March 2019 at 6pm at Rainbow theater in downtown Amman and will feature the screening of the movie Comme Des Garçons “Let the Girls Play”, a comedy highlighting the story of the first all-female football team in France generously sponsored by the Embassy of France in Amman. 

 

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. The theme will focus on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure.

 

View the full film schedule here 

 

For media queries please contact: 

Ms. Susan Al Hilo

Tel: +962 0790919680

Email: susan.alhilo@unwomen.org