November 30, 2022

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Solas Nua's CIFF@Home with NYU DC Dialogues presented, When Women Won. A pre-recorded Q&A with director Anna Rodgers aired on November 30th.

Registration gave attendees access to an on-demand film link to view ahead of the live Q&A discussion.

When Women Won tells the emotional inside story of the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th amendment and change Irish society forever. In the aftermath of the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar, three Irish feminists joined forces and set about establishing a grassroots, women-led social movement. Working with teams in every county in Ireland, they ultimately delivered a landslide victory.

The film, which was commissioned by Together for Yes to reflect on the story of the campaign, was directed by Anna Rodgers, and produced by Zlata Filipovic and Hugh Rodgers for Invisible Thread Films. This compelling and insightful documentary recalls the highs and lows of the tumultuous campaign, and captures one of the most seismic shifts in Irish society in recent history. The film features footage from filmmakers, campaigners and volunteers from all over the country who captured elements of this groundbreaking moment in Irish society, alongside archive material going back 35 years.

Hand-picked by Solas Nua's Capital Irish Film Festival, CIFF@Home with NYU DC Dialogues is a bi-monthly, curated series of Irish film.

Selected for you to watch from the comfort of your own home, registration gave attendees access to an on-demand film link to view any time until November 30, as well as a Q&A that was streamed via Zoom Webinar after you have watched the film on your own schedule.

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2020 | Documentary | Runtime: 50 minutes | English