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World of Women Film Fair Middle East 2016 (WOW)

Project summary

Grantee: World of Women Film Fair - by Straight Street Media

Priority Area: Education

Flagship Program: Promotion of Women

Country: UAE, Lebanon

The World of Women's Cinema - WOW Film Fair Middle East is the first women's short film fair that promotes and awards the talents of women directors, producers and cinematographers in the film industry internationally. It is an event that offers emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to screen short works giving a thematic perspective of … "seeing the world through the eyes of women". Created by Women in Film and Television NSW and supported by CAAR, this is the first of its kind in the Arab world. Committed to improving the status of women, both on and off the screen, the event aims to support and advance women working in film and TV.

This is the first project under the CAAR's new flagship for the promotion of women.

Council for Australian-Arab Relations grant offer: $20,000.00 GST Exclusive

Total project value: $52,000.00

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