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Anam Abbas

Documentary Filmmaker/Founding Member, Documentary Association of Pakistan in Islamabad

Smash it! Disruption, Dissent & Aurat March

PRESENTED ON MAR 30, 2019
IN ISLAMABAD @ VOL 6

Anam Abbas is a documentary Director, Cinematographer and Photographer. In her presentation she talks about her involvement with the Aurat March (Women’s March) the last two years. She talks about social work, activism, and feminism.

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SuperDeluxe for March 2010

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 71 ON MAR 31, 2010

From the birthplace of PechaKucha Night -- SuperDeluxe in Tokyo -- a review and preview of the daily goings on! Also, SuperDeluxe at the Biennale of Sydney.

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The Infamous Gilbert Imlay

BY ABBEY SMITH
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 18, 2012

Abbey Smith tells us the dramatic and shocking story of a relatively unknown individual named Gilbert Imlay. His transgressions made a significant impact on the world. From using a real estate position to swindle people out of money, to his abandonment of his lover Mary Wollstonecraft, to plagiarism, his acts could be said to have delayed the progress of Women's rights by over 40 years.

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Inspiring Women of All Manner

BY SAILOR CHER
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2014

Local tattoo artist Sailor Cher tells us about some of the women who have inspired her through the years. The one who has inspired her most may surprise you.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 10, 2014.

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Why I March

BY BETH ORMSETH
IN SIOUX FALLS

Beth Ormseth is a lifelong resident of Sioux Falls and professionally is a SVP in banking operations.  Beth has supported many organizations in Sioux Falls, including Habitat For Humanity and the SDSO.  An advocate for the arts, she is currently serving her third term on the BOD for the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society and has been involved in the JazzFest Committee for several years.  She has been married to Michael for three years, and has two adult children, Millie is an educator in the Sioux Falls School System and Mason is in the Cosmetology industry in Minneapolis.

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March for Science - Behind the Scenes

BY MEGAN FIDELL
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Megan Fidell talks about overcoming obstacles in organizing the March for Science, creating an infrastructure that engages and determination not only at work but also in her personal life.

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Women's March Bergen - Why I marched

BY HEATHER KAY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 10, 2017

Introducing Women's March Bergen a local volunteer organisation and talking about why Heather Kay decided to join and how she thinks we need to progress into a more inclusive society.

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I'm A Feminist By My Own Definition

BY NADZIERAH RAZAK
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 26, 2017

Nadzierah Razak's curiosity on feminism first developed when Emma Watson's name boomed across the Internet with her campaign HeForShe. After reading, researchig and trying to make sense of it against her own surrounding and experiences, Nadzierah noticed that it was women themselves that created a discord by putting each other down. This is why she wants everyone, especially women, to stand for and with each other.

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The Bechdel Test And Women's Presence In Film

BY DAVE VALENTINE
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 08, 2018

D.J., popular culture buff and quiz master Dave Valentine examines The Bechdel Test, which asks if a work of fiction features at least two named women who talk to each other about something other than a man. 

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Why I do the March for Science?

BY DANIELLE ASSON
IN TOWNSVILLE

Danielle Asson is a PhD student at JCU researching conservation planning, with a passion for science communication and advocacy, and an undying love for cats.