WOW Films showcases a selection of shorts about and made by women that deconstruct gender identity, explore issues pertinent to women and men and their history, and challenge prevailing stereotypes.
All films are followed by a Q&A with the team.
About Rebel Optimist
An intimate portrait of Pakistani architect and urban planner Perween Rahman and her remarkable work for Karachi's poor.
'No one is safe in this city. Those who think otherwise are living in a fool's paradise', says Perween's best friend and colleague Anwar Rashid as he navigates the chaotic roads of Karachi. An architect and urban planner, Perween Rahman had an alternate vision for the development of Karachi: 'Development doesn't come from concrete. Development is not five star hotels and mega road projects. What we need is human development.' She was shot dead by armed assailants on her way home in March 2013.
In English and Urdu, with Sign Language translation available.
Suitable for all ages.