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Saturday, November 3, 5:20 PM | An Homage to Women Filmmakers

  • Capitol Theatre 204 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA, 02474 United States (map)

International Shorts Program II (78 min)

A Homage to Women Filmmakers


Katharina Woll | Israel | Doc | U.S.A Premiere

We witness the painful result of two women, mothers, who divorce and leave the ultra-orthodox community. Heidi, the daughter of the chairman of the United Torah Judaism Party, finds her strength and continues to fight on behalf of women’s rights especially within the religious community.


Mari Mantela | Finland | Nar | Boston Premiere

Retiring from a job after 45 years is difficult enough but being replace by a young trainee is another! 


Rosin Kearney | Ireland | Nar | U.S.A. Premiere

Two people meet while waiting for their respective dates and chat about internet dating; can love by numbers really work? Or does that rule out the notion that opposites attract? 

High Output - Local Award

YIN YU TANG – Regeneracy on Other Side of


Vivianna Yan | 12 min | USA | Doc | U.S.A. Premiere

During the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), a prosperous merchant surnamed Huang built a stately sixteen-bedroom house in China’s southeastern Huizhou region, calling his home Yin Yu Tang. The house was dismantled and brought to Salem by Peabody Essex Museum. Yan chronicles the rebuilding of this historic house that is on exhibition, connecting people with Chinese history, architecture and culture.