7th & 8th March, 2008
The 4th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival was held in Delhi at the premises of the India International Centre on 7th and 8th March, 2008. As in earlier years, this year too Magic Lantern Foundation supported the International Association of Women in Radio and Television, to procure films from India and around the world. A primary criterion for selection for the IAWRT is that the are to be made by women directors.
The festival was well attended, with many students in the audience. Two films from the ‘Under Construction’ collection were screened during the 2008 edition of the festival:
‘Hot Off The Press (Tazaa Khabar)’ by Bishakha Dutta
‘Scribbles on Akka’ by Madhusree Dutta
Under Construction also set up a display of its films during the film festival.