Celebrated annually on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global event highlighting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To mark the occasion, join us for a series of ONLINE screenings courtesy of the initiative IFcinéma à la carte by Institut Français !

Subtitled in English | Free & Open to Everyone | No registration Needed

4 feature films by women filmmakers available till March 10, 2021 via this link

5 episodes from the animated series Culottées available on Mar 8, 2021 via this link

Note: The 5 episodes will be available from 4:30 am IST on Mar 8, 2021 to 4:30 am IST on Mar 9, 2021

About the Content Available via Streaming

The four feature films available for streaming till Mar 10, 2021 are:

  • Angèle et Tony by Alix Delaporte – the story of a young woman with a difficult past
  • Le beau monde by Julie Lopes Curval – the story of an embroider trying to find her place in the world
  • La Cour de Babel by Julie Bertuccelli – a documentary about a group of immigrant adolescents trying to learn French
  • Tout est pardonné by Mia Hansen-Løve – the story of a father and daughter who reunite 11 years after the former’s drug addiction tore their family apart

Culottées is an animated series which presents portraits of women who revolutionized different fields. The 5 episodes available for streaming on Mar 8 are portraits of:

  • Wu Zetian – the only female monarch in the history of China
  • Leymah Gbowee – a Liberian peace activist responsible for leading a women’s nonviolent peace movement
  • Naziq al-Abid – a women’s rights activist from Syria who fought for the independence of her country
  • Katia Krafft – a French volcanologist known for filming, photographing, and recording volcanoes
  • Mae Jemison – the first black woman to travel into space

Courtesy of the initiative ‘IFcinéma à la carte’ by Institut Français (Paris)