How might women today respond to feminist concerns of the 1970s? Yours In Sisterhood brings some of the thousands of letters written to 'Ms.Magazine' to life, by inviting strangers from across the US to read them aloud and respond.

WOMEN'S DAY

Dir: Dolya Gavanski

In this absorbing foray into the lives of Soviet women, director Dolya Gavanski speaks to a rich mix of women whose stories give an insider’s perspective on Russian feminism.

There’s a severe lack of government ambulances in Mexico city - so families like the Ochoas have stepped into the breach. At night they scour the streets of the city in their second hand ambulance, coming to the aid of those in need - from whom they have to ask for payment.

FOR SAMA

Dir: Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts

A letter from young mother Waad al-Kateab to her baby daughter Sama, to whom she gave birth on the front line of cataclysmic conflict in Aleppo.

The Forbidden Reel tells how the Afghan cinematic archive was rescued from destruction by the Taliban. And what an archive it is: it reveals a rich auteur cinema reflecting a long forgotten Afghanistan.

 

Lucy Parker's subtle but fierce account of blacklisting in the UK construction industry reveals the longlasting impact on workers who found themselves unemployable after their names were added to a secret list.

In a tiny Greek village, hit hard by the economic crisis, cousins Christo and Alexandros are thinking creatively about their tomato farm. With ingenuity, patience and the help of five grannies, they are about to crack the international organic food market.

China Love

Dir: Olivia Martin-McGuire

Focussing on the $30 billion 'pre-wedding' photography industry, Olivia Martin-McGuire explores how China has developed from its traditional past, and how the new China Dream applies to romance.

The Kingmaker

Dir: Lauren Greenfield

Having spent her years as the First Lady of the Philippines on a heady monopolistic rampage, buying up European jewellery shops and iconic New York skyscrapers, Imelda Marcos is looking for a way to regain political control.

 

Butterfly

Dir: Alessandro Cassigoli & Casey Kauffman

18-year-old Irma Testa is idolised in her native Italy when she becomes the first woman to make it onto the Olympic boxing team. But soon, Irma is questioning whether she has sacrificed too much to make it to the top.