LAWOMENSFEST: Shorts Program One
The Spirit of Iris, directed by Corinne Jayaweera.
Meet Iris, a Trail Blazing 95 year old certified flight instructor, who has trained astronauts,swam and competed in the 1936 Olympics games,and was one of the first woman to fly for the air force during world WWII. Today she maintains a current pilots license, instructors rating, and continues to give lectures.
Jean, directed by Brad Clement.
Thirty years ago Jean Dempsey's life changed in an instant. She went from being one of the world's best female rock climbers,to lying in a hospital bed with a massively fractured skull. A result of a rock fall claimed to have been caused by two other climbers. Supported by interviews with climbing legends this is the inspirational story of Jeans road back to life.
My African Home, directed by Carley Andrews.
My African Home is the story of an Australian woman who traveled to Tanzania and established a home for orphaned children. This film documents the beauty of the country, while portraying the difficult life through which these children have survived and the determination to change their world for the better.
Village of Dreams, directed by Leesa Gordon.
Filmed in the majestic Peruvian Andes over the course of five years, Village of Dreams captures the hopes of two women and the tumultuous changes their dreams of tourism bring to a tiny Peruvian village. It reveals how deeply held mindsets and values struggle to survive amidst the realities of modern day progress.
Resilient, directed by Cynthia S. Kao.
Resilient follows the filmmaker as participant as she meets other veterans across different war eras in search of a solution to PTSD. The definition of 'disorder' and the medical versus sociopolitical aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is explored as the filmmaker finds her own resilience along with the veterans she meets.
Regal Cinema L.A. LIVE (View)
1000 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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