Women in Revolt – Daughterhood

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Presented by CinemaItaliaUK

Shorts On Tap’s award-winning series Women in Revolt is back with Daughterhood: the first chapter of their exploration of female film-making. A selection of extraordinary works depicting, describing and challenging the very essence of daughterhood in 5 top-notch shorts from all over the world. Featuring short film screenings, panel discussion & special guests.



(10:36″”) UK, 2016 by Jumaan Short

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/159638546

Lara has always lived in the shadow of her mother. That is, until the morning of one life-changing decision that Lara knows, must be made alone.


(27:00″”) India, 2017 by Payal Sethi

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/161586932

Raisa lives with her Ammi and three younger sisters in Hyderabad’s Old City. When Ammi promises her 13-year old daughter, Zainab, in marriage to a foreign businessman, Raisa decides to save her little sister at any cost.


(03:49″”) USA, 2016 by Nikol Alanna

Alula constantly runs away from home to explore a forest nearby much to her father’s chagrin. He drags her back home and orders her inside their house in a very authoritative matter. As her father guards the room of his daughter, she makes plans to escape. When she finally leaves something goes horribly awry and Alula’s fate is changed forever.


(15:54″”) UK, 2017 by Ellie Rogers

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/228999751

A teenage girl, Sarah, returns to her father’s apartment earlier than expected, only to come face-to-face with his hired escort. In the moments that follow, distrust and prejudice give way to understanding, and maybe even friendship.


(10:27″”) Turkey, 2016 by Gökçe Pehlivanoğlu

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/161113478

A Greek-Turkish couple and their little daughter, that have adopted living in nature as a life style, travel with their caravan in the seaside of the Aegean Sea. This time however, their journey ends with a fantastic reflection of a tale that the parents tell to their daughter.

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Doors open at 8:45pm.

Film screenings start at 9pm

Panel discussion starts at 10pm

The show ends approximately at 11pm

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Running time
100 mins
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