Baturu Cultural Festival together with the China Women’s Film Festival presents a film program “Berlin Feminist Film Week (BFFW) @ Baturu” organized as part of “Baturu for Beijing + 25”. The program includes screenings of the BFFW short films in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu followed by online Q&A sessions on October 17, 18 and online screenings later in October. “BFFW @ Baturu” is held in partnership with Berlin Feminist Film Week and is supported by the Embassy of Germany in Beijing and German Consulates in Shanghai and Chengdu.
The films for the program “BFFW @ Baturu” were selected by BFFW’s curator Karin Fornander and reflect BFFW’s intersectional approach to gender, race, class, bodies and culture demonstrating complex and contextual images of contemporary women. The program includes Revolvo (2019) by Francy Fabritz, End-O (2019) by Alice Seabright, Two Bodies on a Beach (2019) by Anna Paavilainen, Marisol (2019) by Zoé Salicrup-Junco and Mc Jess (2018) by Carla Villa Lobos.
“Baturu for Beijing + 25” is an online/offline festival that aims to celebrate women’s achievements in arts and spark a discussion on issues women face around the world; with its title the event commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Fourth Conference on Women held in 1995 in Beijing.
Time: October 17 – 18, 2020
Venue: Goethe Institut (Beijing); Department of Culture and Education of German Consulate General in Shanghai (Shanghai); Tongzilin International Community Center(Chengdu Oct 17), Nu Space (Chengdu Oct 18)