6 docs by young female makers to watch on Women's Day

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    In honor of International Women’s Day, we present 6 works by young female filmmakers and artists to watch. All documentaries and interactive projects are available to stream below in the IDFA online collection. Read more about the makers.

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    10 Mississippi

    • Karina Popp
    • 2018

      This sometimes uncomfortably intimate game transforms the daily grind into a mission: morning exercises, office job, chow down, repeat, repeat, repeat.

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      Dil Leyla

      • Asli Özarslan
      • 2016

        Leyla Imret is only 26 and has just been elected mayor of the Turkish town of Cizre – the heart of Kurdish resistance – when a new civil war starts to loom.

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        Martha & Niki

        • Tora Mårtens
        • 2015

          Two young Swedish women of African origin who compete in street dance competitions at the highest level notice that their friendship is starting to falter.

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          Ouaga Girls

          • Theresa Traore Dahlberg
          • 2017

            A group of young women in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso are training to be auto mechanics. After the friendship and laughter of the classroom, what awaits them outside?

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            Tatsuniya

            • Rahima Gambo
            • 2018

              A multimedia story encapsulating the experiences of Nigerian students who want to continue learning, despite the atrocities carried out by Boko Haram.

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              Waiting for August

              • Teodora Ana Mihai
              • 2014

                An intimate, observational portrait of 15-year-old Georgiana, who takes care of her younger siblings now that their mother is working abroad.

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