Diana Means interviews Ukraine, Kyiv screenwriter and Director Alona Shylova about her latest film "MAVKA" a short narrative film selected for the Women Voices Now film festival about two teenage girls speaking about their everyday life as young women and the problems of adulthood. Swimming in the lake promises nothing special until one of the girls meets Mavka, a mysterious creature from Ukrainian legends.
About the Podcast
Visionary Voices podcast is produced and hosted by Diana Means, founder of Alliance of Women Filmmakers, a non-profit dedicated to the advancement and equality of women in entertainment. For more filmmaker conversations with Diana Means please visit www.visionaryvoicespodcast.com
Alliance of Women Filmmakers is proud to partner with Women Voices Now to present this podcast.
Women’s Voices Now is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that uses film to drive positive social change that advances women's and girls' rights globally. Their annual film festival promotes emerging women filmmakers using social-change films to advocate for women’s and girls’ rights around the world. Since 2011, our independent film festival has received 965+ impactful social-change films from more than 85+ countries, brought them to millions of viewers in 178 countries around the world, and awarded $118k in cash prizes. For more information about WVN including their film selection process please visit The Women's Voices Now Online Film Festival
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