OFFICIAL FESTIVAL OPENING | AN EVENING WITH DAME ANNE BEGG
Thursday 24th March 7-9pm, Café Bar, Belmont Filmhouse, Belmont Street
Join Dame Anne Begg as she is interviewed on stage about her life and long career as a woman in politics, both in and out of parliament.
Questions will later be invited from the floor.
WOMEN FIGHTING TO FREE PALESTINE
Tuesday 29th March 7-9pm, Belmont Filmhouse Meeting Room, Belmont Street
Documentary showing followed by a talk from Dr Karolin Hijazi on the role of women in the Palestinian struggle for freedom from 1948 to the modern Popular Resistance Committee and campaigning against the Wall.
WOMEN, PEACE CAMPAIGNING AND ACTIVISM
Wednesday 30th March 7-9pm, Screen Seventeen (Downstairs), Seventeen, Belmont Street
Showing of the film ‘Carry Greenham Home’ followed by discussion on the role and contribution of women campaigning for peace.
ARE YOU ALLOWED? | RIGHTS OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND BIRTH
Saturday 2nd April 2-4pm | Upstairs Meeting Room, Belmont Filmhouse
The global Positive Birth Movement (PBM) believes that every woman deserves a positive birth. But what does this mean? How does this work? What do women need to know?
Worldwide the PBM runs over 400 groups of which one is in Aberdeen. These free antenatal classes are all run by volunteers connecting women in real life and online. Susanne Grant, birth preparation teacher, runs the monthly positive birth Aberdeen(shire). This month she will discuss the rights of pregnant women in this special public meeting of the Positive Birth Meeting Aberdeen(shire).
PBM Aberdeen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PBMAberdeen