Mahila Matinee: A Festival of Films Made by Women was organised by the Madhya Pradesh Mahila Manch in Bhopal between 31 January to 1 February 2009 at the Bharat Bhavan in Bhopal.
Seven Under Construction films were screened at the festival, which were very well received:
- Beyond the Wheel by Rajula Shah
- Hot Off the Press by Bishakha Dutta
- Sundari: an actor prepares by Madhushree Datta
- Autumn’s Final Country by Sonia Jabbar
- Tales from the Margins by Kavita Joshi
- Q2P by Paromita Vohra
Magic Lantern Foundation also helped in the curation and helped in procuring the film Portraits of Belonging – Sagira Begum by Sameera Jain. Under Construction also had a display at the festival which got a huge response and was much appreciated by participants and audience.