Film Screenings Human Rights Film Screening: Afghan Dreamers 5:00–8:00 pm

Members of the all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan struggle to succeed in international competitions while combating their male-dominated culture and the threat of Taliban rule.

Film Screenings Symphony of Courage – Documentary screening and Q&A 12:30-1:30 pm

A screening of Symphony of Courage, a documentary about the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (“ANIM”) and its brave founder, Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, followed by Q&A panel.

Film Screenings, Lectures & Panels Pride & Progress Film Festival and Symposium 9:00-18:00

Pride & Progress: Film Festival and Symposium will highlight human rights filmmakers and activists who are leading the cultural fight against laws that criminalize and discriminate against LGBTQ+ people in the former British colonies.

Film Screenings, Lectures & Panels Dancers in the Rain: Being Queer in Southeast Asia 12:00-13:00

Two short films, Dory and On Friday Noon, tell the stories of queer women and their daily struggles to negotiate their space within their local Southeast Asian communities.