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REBEL WITH A CAUSE

Discover five revolutionary stories of women over the last century, from secret agents and soldiers to trailblazing artists.

¡Las Sandinistas! tells the story of the unparalleled female vanguards who fought and led in the Nicaraguan 1979 revolution, and who are still fighting for social equality and women’s rights up to this day.

LAILA AT THE BRIDGE

Dir: Elizabeth Mirzaei & Gulistan Mirzaei

This documentary follows self-declared ‘badass’ Laila who rehabilitates opium addicts in Kabul – where war, corruption and international drug deals severely threaten the welfare of the people.

TRACKING EDITH

Dir: Peter Stephan Jungk

Directed by her great nephew, Peter Stephan Jungk, Tracking Edith reflects on Tudor-Hart’s extraordinary life, both as an undercover agent and a deeply empathetic photographer, depicting the social deprivation of the day.

CHAVELA

Dir: Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi

Chavela Vargas revolutionised music in Mexico with her hypnotic raspy voice singing music traditionally reserved for men. This film tells the epic story of her fearless life, emotive music and passionate love affairs.

The story of the Palestinian resistance leader Naila Ayesh, offers a window in the history of a fierce, relentless and discerning network of Palestinian women who led a civil resistance movement during the First Intifada in 1987.