Silent Scream Category: Documentaries The story of Afghan women and the impact that 23 years of war has had on them. The film gives voice to their covert resistance to oppressive forces and their struggle to survive.
The Silences of the Palace Category: World Cinema A spellbinding feature film that portrays life of women behind the closed doors of the royal palace in the final days of royal rule in 1950s Tunisia.
Simon and I Category: Documentaries The lives of two giants in the South African gay and lesbian liberation movement, Simon Nkoli and the film maker, Bev Ditsie.
The Sisters of Ladakh Category: Documentaries An inquiry into the feminine vision of Buddhism. The film records the compelling testimonies and daily activities of Tibetan nuns, along with stunning photography.
Sixteen Decisions Category: Documentaries An artful documentary about the lending program of the Grameen bank and how it is experienced by one young woman in Bangladesh.
Special Delivery Category: Documentaries A short animated film telling the darkly humorous story of a man whose problems include a dead mailman, an absent wife and an uncleared walkway.
Where the Spirit Lives Category: World Cinema A 1989 drama about two aboriginal children kidnapped by Canadian Government officials and placed in a boarding school, an environment where they are emotionally and sometimes sexually abused.