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Shortlist (SCRIPTS) : WMC Short Film Competition 2013

Shortlist (SCRIPTS) : WMC Short Film Competition 2013

Shortlist of selected scripts Amila Sanjeewa – Nanny Sanath Dissanayake – Sithuvili Vajira Yaapa – Sudu Muhunai Kota Gawmai Hari Avadarnam Niroshan Chandrawijayakumar – Are We Ready….? A Story on Us Tilani Fernando – Overcoming Gender Stereotypes U.A Nalini Senevirathne – Diri Ganimu – Divi Rakimu L.P.C.B. Jayathilake – Mhemai M. Nipunika Melanthi Fernando –...

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Media Statement: Trade Unions to Raise Women Workers’ Rights at May Day Rallies

Media Statement: Trade Unions to Raise Women Workers’ Rights at May Day Rallies

This year, Sri Lankan Trade Unions are planning to highlight the Rights of Women Workers as part of the issues that will be raised in the workers’ rallies on May 1st. A number of Trade Union women members will be raising banners and placards focusing on women workers’ rights in Sri Lanka. Image from...

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WMC Short Film Competition 2012 – Awarding Ceremony

WMC Short Film Competition 2012 – Awarding Ceremony

The awarding ceremony of the WMC Short Film Competition 2012 was held on the 19th of March 2013 at Punchi Theatre, Borella. First Place: Arambuma by Thisun Chandrasiri and Mathan Kumar Second Place: The Alert by Nipunika Fernando Third Place: Assai by Deva Aloysius The short films can be watched at...

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WMC Film Festival 2013

WMC Film Festival 2013

The Women and Media Collective proudly presents its 9th annual film festival Screenings: 3pm & 6pm each day Venue : Punchi Theatre, Colombo 08 ENTRANCE FREE 20th March – A Separation 21st March – The Dirty Picture 22nd March – Sarafina! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/436636899754180/ Some of the feedback we received for the festival this year is...

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WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013

WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013

As part of a series of events organized in celebration of International Women’s Day, Women and Media Collective (WMC) organized a photography exhibition featuring Sri Lankan women photographers. The exhibition is an annual event and has been generating positive responses since it started in 2009. It is a unique event where the work of women...

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CLOSED: Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013

CLOSED: Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013

WMC is once again organizing a photography exhibition by women photographers, following the positive response generated by previous exhibitions. It is a unique event where the work of women engaging in what is still a mainly male dominated profession in Sri Lanka, is exhibited. Through this endeavor WMC will be providing the women photographers, both...

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WMC Short Film Competition 2012 | Winners and Shortlist

WMC Short Film Competition 2012 | Winners and Shortlist

First Place: Arambuma by Thisun Chandrasiri and Mathan Kumar Second Place: The Alert by Nipunika Fernando Third Place: Assai by Deva...

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Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse

Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse

A demonstration was held on the 20th of July 2012 at Lipton Circus, Town Hall, Colombo. It was convened by Kamini M. Vitarana and women gathered to protest the current spate of incidents of violence against women and children, remarks by the police that this is “the fault of the parents” and the inability of...

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