WMC Film Festival 2006

A feminist film festival was held on March 20th, 21st and 22nd of 2006 to celebrate the International Women’s day at the Russian Cultural Centre, Colombo.
The films shown were,
Karmush Pani (on the Indian partition and the life of a former Indian Sikh woman who was married to a Muslim in Pakistani Punjab);
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Vesak Banner Campaign

A banner campaign for the Vesak month was launched by the SLWPD, demanding an end to the war. All the slogans used were related to Buddhism, and 36 banners were designed in Sinhala. These banners were displayed near pandols (the lighted structure used for Vesak), famous temples and at major roundabouts in Colombo, Anuradhapura, Katunayake,...

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Radio Spot Advertisements to commemorate 4th Year of CFA

Twelve 15 second Radio Spot Advertisements, in Sinhala, English and Tamil were aired on Sirasa FM, Yes FM, Y-FM and Shakthi FM on the 22nd of February, 2006. The following message was aired through this advertisement:
“The Ceasefire agreement is four years old.No more war!Let’s strengthen the ceasefirePeace – not warLife – not deathThis is the...

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Animated TV Advertisements

A 30 second animated TV advertisement was aired in all three languages on the 22nd and 23rd February 2006, requesting that the CFA be protected. This advertisement was aired on Sirasa TV, MTV, Shakti TV and...

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Katunayake Peace Vigil

The SLWPD held a peace vigil on 20th February 2006 at 1.30 am on the Negombo Road at the turn off to the Katunayake Airport. The demonstrators showed their strong support for peace in Sri Lanka, to the Government and LTTE delegations that were leaving to Geneva for the Peace Talks. More than 200 women...

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“Rala Matha Andi Roo” TV Programme

A series of Sinhala and Tamil television programmes on the issues faced by Tsunami affected women were telecast on Channel Eye and TNL in July 2005. Topics discussed included female participation on decision making, right to land, domestic violence and violence against women, livelihood, and conflict, peace and the...

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Radio Talk Shows on Tsunami Affected Women

WMC broadcast a series of radio talk shows on SLBC Sinhala channel in July 2005. Issues pertaining to women affected by the Tsunami were discussed in these...

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WMC Film Festival 2004


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