Leadership Discussion & Screening Program


A discussion featuring Vice President of the European Women’s Audiovisual Network, Palme d’Or winner Zeynep Atakan (Turkey) WIFT International Board member and feminist filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain (Bangladesh), and the Australian creative team behind 2020 APSA Competition documentary The Leadership, director/writer Ili Baré and producer Greer Simpkin, winner of APSA Best Feature Film for Sweet Country, and 2019 APSA Jury member.

The panel will be moderated by Jane Sloane, Senior Director, Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality, Asia Foundation




The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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