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Delhi Screening - Habitat Int. Film Festival

Fri, 31 Mar 7:00PM
Habitat World, India Habitat Centre , south delhi
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Please join Selvi, Elisa and the Canada in India (High Commission of Canada) for a screening at the inaugural Habitat International Film Festival in New Delhi.

The India Habitat Centre (www.indiahabitat.org) is a cultural hub that has been an active platform for the promotion of cinema since 2000.

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Selvi, a former child bride, escapes her violent marriage and goes on to become South India’s first female taxi driver. This is the ten-year journey of a charming, strong, and courageous young woman who defies all expectations and creates a new life.
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Jenifa Zahan
Fri, 24 Mar
Chandra Prakash
Somnath Pati
Fri, 24 Mar
Do the Non-English language movies have subtitles?
Rama Neeldeepti
Fri, 24 Mar
Cost of tickets.. ?

Or.. Can we get PASS... ?
Roopali Dar
Sat, 25 Mar
Hey Akansha Sharma Radhika Kathuria guys chalen ??? And milen dubara ????
Roopali Dar
Sat, 25 Mar
Akansha Sharma Radhika Kathuria wats say ??
Habitat World, India Habitat Centre
Fri, 24 Mar
Habitat World, India Habitat Centre
#HIFF opens with The Salesman today at 6:30 pm. Please find the complete schedule here- http://habitatinternationalfilmfestival.com/schedule/
For the 1st Edition of Habitat International Film Festival (HIFF), more than 40 films from 30 countries will be screened at the India Habitat Centre at Stein Auditorium and Gulmohar.
Pratishtha Aggarwal
Mon, 20 Mar
Apoorva Gupta
Prerna Chauhan
Tue, 21 Mar
Pragya Verma wanna go babe?
Dhruba Dutta
Tue, 21 Mar
Where can one get the complete list of films and their timings?
Anurag Maloo
Mon, 27 Mar
Anmol Kaur, Shilpika Gautam: Here you go. Go for the screening of Driving with Selvi. And meet Dr. Elisa Paloschi! :)
Elisa Paloschi
Thu, 16 Mar
Hi All, I'll be in Delhi from March 25th to April 1st. Do reach out if you are around and would like to meet up!
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Driving with Selvi
Wed, 11 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Prepping the #DrivingWithSelvi bus with Women's Development Cell, Miranda House

Picture courtesy: Jayashree Jagannatha
Martina Knol
Wed, 11 Oct
vandaag 11 oktober: international day of the girl.

Zoveel meisjes zijn gedwongen uitgehuwelijkt.

Dit initiatief Selvi's bus tour gaat daar verandering in brengen.

Ik draag ze een warm hart toe. Geef ook je steun!
Driving with Selvi
Wed, 11 Oct
Driving with Selvi
The Photo session today with the Canada in India (High Commission of Canada)

#DrivingWithSelvi
Driving with Selvi
Wed, 11 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Elated to be officially launching the #DrivingWithSelvi bus tour today at MirandaHouse

Hoping to inspire young, intelligent women today here!

#InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild United Nations India UNICEF India #SelvisBusTour #DreamingWithSelvi
Driving with Selvi
Tue, 10 Oct
Driving with Selvi
#NovaScotia we'll be screening in #Wolfville this evening. Thanks so much to the Acadia University Faculty Association Womens Committee for bringing the film to the Al Whittle Theatre. We've never screened in Nova Scotia so this is pretty exciting. To make things even better tomorrow is #InternationalDayofTheGirlChild. Good timing!
The Acadia Faculty Association Women's Committee presents: A Documentary Film Screening of Driving with Selvi.

Free will donation for Chrysalis House accepted at the door

Driving with Selvi

D: Elisa Paloschi

Selvi, like so many girls living within Indias patriarchal culture, is forced to marry at a young age, only to find herself in a violent and abusive marriage. One day in deep despair, she chooses to escape, going to a highway with the intention of throwing herself under the wheels of a bus. Instead she gets on the bus, choosing to live and goes on to become South Indias first female taxi driver.

We first meet 18-year-old Selvi at a girls shelter in 2004 timid, soft-spoken, a fresh runaway from a difficult life. Over a ten-year journey, we see a remarkable transformation as Selvi finds her voice and defies all expectations learning to drive, starting her own taxi company, leading seminars to educate other women, and much more.

This character-driven story highlights the challenges that millions of devalued women and girls in India face. In a society where women are often considered expendable or worthless, Selvi refuses to accept this estimation for herself, moving beyond the pain shes experienced to create an entirely new life.

Through Selvis eyes, the audience is taken on an intimate journey of healing, overcoming obstacles, and fulfilling dreams. And throughout this journey, Selvis unwavering spirit shines through. Wildly charming (without even realizing it), remarkably strong, and utterly courageous, by the end of the film Selvi speaks almost as a sage or our wisest teacher, sharing important, hard-won secrets about happiness and life.

http://drivingwithselvi.com/
Driving with Selvi
Mon, 09 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Abhishek Srivastava talking about understanding the "breakthrough moment" during a post screening discussion. Selvi and Jayashree are training to become Screening Facilitators.
Driving with Selvi
Mon, 09 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Driving with Selvi updated their cover photo.
Driving with Selvi
Fri, 06 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Thanks to the Acadia University Faculty Association Womens Committee for hosting Driving with Selvi at the Al Whittle Theatre in #Wolfville! The film will be screening in honour of #InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild on October 10 at 6:30.
Driving with Selvi
Wed, 04 Oct
Driving with Selvi
Friends, it's official! The long anticipated "Selvi's Bus Tour" is just days away. Our team of 6 will be traveling in Delhi, Rajasthan, and finishing up the northern leg of the tour in Uttar Pradesh. Our official launch is on Oct. 11th to celebrate Day of the Girl - with a full day of activities in partnership with Canada in India (High Commission of Canada) , Women's Development Cell, Miranda House and our friends from Bhalswa Dairy, a marginalized urban pocket, very much ignored by the city. We have many supporters who've enable this to happen Bertha Foundation Britdoc The Fledgling Fund Leacross Foundation Ontario Arts Council - Conseil des arts de l'Ontario and so so many of you through Indiegogo.
Driving with Selvi
Sat, 30 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Good Morning! Fancy yourself a little bit of Swahili speaking Selvi? Yes, that's right, #DrivingwithSelvi has been dubbed, thanks to ITVS Women and Girls Lead. #SelviSays Learn more at www.drivingwithselvi.com
Driving with Selvi
Fri, 29 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Driving with Selvi updated their cover photo.
Driving with Selvi
Fri, 29 Sep
Driving with Selvi
We are excited and proud to announce that Leacross Foundation is supporting Selvi's Bus Tour. Thank you Roslyn for believing in the power of documentary film! #LeacrossFoundation #SaveHerASeat #GetOnTheBus
Driving with Selvi
Wed, 27 Sep
Driving with Selvi
A farewell to His Excellency GG David Johnston and the formidable Mrs. Sharon Johnston.
Driving with Selvi
Tue, 26 Sep
Driving with Selvi
BREAKING NEWS! This is an incredible step forward for the women of Saudi Arabia. There's a heck of a lot more work to be done but this is a step in the right direction. . As #SelviSays "When I sit in the drivers seat, I feel like a different person."
The monarchy abandoned its driving ban for women, long criticized as an infringement on womens rights and a drag on the economy and society.
Driving with Selvi
Mon, 25 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Hey #NovaScotia we haven't forgotten about you! Driving with Selvi is screening at Acadia University this October 10 is celebration of International Day Of The Girl Child. Presented by the Acadia University Faculty Association Womens Committee. Get yourself to the Al Whittle Theatre at 6:30 for the event. http://alwhittletheatre.ca/. #IDGC #IDGC17 #IDG17 #EndChildMarriage
Driving with Selvi
Sat, 23 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Yes that's right folks! We'll be hitting the road (soon!), in our mobile cinema/bus to screen the film across India. More info coming soon - but in the mean time, join us on instagram and twitter @drivingwselvi to get the latest. A great big thanks to our team who've been working tirelessly to make this happen. Kamelia Savova, Abhishek Srivastava Cayley Bernadette James Jayashree Jagannatha Elisa Paloschi and to our recent recruit Shruthi T Shivshankar. And of course to our funders (more news to come).
Driving with Selvi
Thu, 21 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Driving with Selvi updated their cover photo.
Driving with Selvi
Wed, 20 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Some food for thought from The Guardian reporting on the findings from International Labour Organization and Walk Free Foundation. We must #endchildmarriage #endforcedmarriage

"Researchers found that more than 70% of the 4.8 million victims of sex trafficking were in the Asia and Pacific region, while forced marriage was found to be the most prevalent across African countries. "
Forced marriage is included for first time in worldwide statistics that show money and debt to be at the heart of the exploitation
Driving with Selvi
Tue, 19 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Amid a number of news worthy moments at the #UNGA there was some good news announced last night! UN Women and UNICEF held an event so global leaders could renew their commitments and accelerate efforts to end child marriage in Africa by 2030!

"We cannot harvest the best potential unless we stop early marriage, said President Mutharika of Malawi. Every child must be given empowerment and wings of hope to fly very high. We must invest more in our young people.
On the margins of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, the governments of Zambia and Canada, with support from UN Women, UNICEF, UNFPA and the African Union Commission, hosted a high-level side event for global leaders to renew their commitments and accelerate efforts to end child marriage
Driving with Selvi
Mon, 18 Sep
Driving with Selvi
Hey #Saskatoon! Driving with Selvi is screening at The Broadway Theatre on September 18th @ 7pm. It's being presented by the University of Saskatchewan's Interdisciplinary Centre of Culture and Creativity! Hope you can make it film fans. Get tickets while you can!
The story of South India's first female taxi driver
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