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Stand Up For Her: Resilience 2021
Sunday from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PST
TO WATCH ONLINE go to: https://youtu.be/aJzTUMxINSc
Last year's Stand Up 4 Her: Inspiration 2020 was a HUGE SUCCESS!! *** Join us for this year's STAND UP 4 HER: RESILIENCE 2021! Featuring Muslim and Jewish female filmmakers from the Middle East/North Africa on an exciting, thought-provoking event. *** This event will be hybrid, you can either attend in person or from the comfort of your couch! *** COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced.
Women Creating Change is a grassroots movement that empowers inspiring Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) women by fostering their EXTRAORDINARY talents and creating a COMMUNITY where they can thrive!
"Art can bridge cultural differences and give a voice to women who come from societies in which their voices are often marginalized." (Lee Broda, Producer, WCC Founder & President)
Women Creating Change (WCC) was founded in 2017 by a group of passionate Israeli and Arab female filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa. WCC is dedicated to celebrating the diverse MENA cultures through filmmaking and fostering an environment of tolerance, inclusion, and solidarity between fellow MENA artists, who otherwise might never come together and are often neglected in mainstream media!
In its first 4 years, WCC has created numerous networking events, held panels and masterclasses, produced variety shows and unifying experiences, which resulted in 5 film projects and many work opportunities between female MENA filmmakers and actresses from different backgrounds.
To continue building on our momentum to support MENA female filmmakers and expand WCC’s reach, we are launching our end-of-year fundraising campaign focusing on the theme of Resilience, culminating with our annual Stand Up for Her event that showcases our member's EXTRAORDINARY stories and talents!
Your donation will enable us to keep our community thriving as well as grant you access to our:
For the first time, WCC will partner with the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) for its annual STAND UP FOR HER event, for a curated program of short films from the WCC community, and by women of Muslim and Israeli/Jewish backgrounds from the MENA region. In addition to being directed by women, all of the presentations speak to the theme of “Resilience.” Filmmakers of the selected programming originate from Iran, Israel, Qatar and other MENA countries.
The films featured at the event are:
(from our past SU4H Events)
Big or small, your contribution will help us expand our professional offerings and support for more Middle Eastern and North African female filmmakers.
WHY DO WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT NOW MORE THAN EVER?
Today, as COVID19 continues to cast a shadow of doubt and confusion around the world, it is especially important for our community, most of which are far from their homes and families, to feel our support.
WCC has taken this time as an opportunity to build a stronger foundation for our organization and community. By moving our events online and meeting regularly during the pandemic, we have witnessed a deeper sense of unity within our community, as well as the ability to connect with our MENA sisters worldwide.
DURING THE COVID CRISIS WOMEN CREATING CHANGE HAS:
As the world opens up again, we are here to guide and nurture our members so that they may grab the opportunities available to them today.
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LOOKING TO MAKE AN EVEN BIGGER IMPACT?
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All donations made to Women Creating Change shall benefit WCC programs for MENA female filmmakers.
Donors acknowledge and agree that Women Creating Change Inc.’s 501(c)(3) status is currently pending.
Furthermore, any funds sent to Women Creating Change Inc. are not tax-deductible.