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Sat April 15th @ 7:30PM
AFS Cinemas



Italy I US I India I Japan I 112  mins I Drama I 2022

English, Italian w/ English subtitles

*LIVE, In-Person Q&A with Director Leena Yadav


2022 Academy Award Nominee for 'Best Original Song'

Tell It Like A Woman is a globe-spanning anthology film, comprised of seven short stories directed by women from across the world.


Shot in Italy, India, Japan, and the U.S, each segment is an inspirational and empowering story by and about women. 

About the Artist

Leena Yadav.jpg

Leena Yadav an Indian film director, screenwriter and editor. She is known for her first international feature, PARCHED (2015), which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, as well as the hit NETFLIX docu-series HOUSE OF SECRETS: THE BURARI DEATHS (2021).


Catherine Hardwicke is an American film director, production designer, and screenwriter known for THIRTEEN, LORDS OF DOGTOWN, TWILIGHT, and MISS YOU ALREADY.  

Taraji P Henson is a Golden Globe & Screen Actors Guild award winning actress known for her roles in HIDDEN FIGURES, EMPIRE, HUSTLE& FLOW and TEH CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON. 

Mipo O is a Japanese film director, screenwriter, and commercial director known for her feature films including BEING GOOD and THE LIGHT SHINES ONLY THERE. She has been recognized with the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award . 

Lucía Puenzo is an Argentinian author and film director.  She studied at the University of Buenos Aires followed by the National Film Institute. She is known for her acclaimed features, XXY, THE GERMAN DOCTOR, and DIVE.  

Maria Sole Tognazzi is an Italian director of television and film known for her feature projects including PAST PERFECT,  A FIVE STAR LIFE, and ME, MYSELF, & HER - the first Italian feature-length lesbian romantic comedy.  

Silvia Carobbio is known as an Director and Line Producer.

 Lucia Bulgheroni is an Italian animation director.  After working in commercials, regularly blending live action and stop motion techniques, Lucia completed an MA in Directing Animation at the National Film & Television School in London.


Thank you to our community partners for this screening!



Director(s):                 Catherine Hardwicke 

                                    Taraji P. Henson 

                                    Lucía Puenzo 

                                    Leena Yadav 

                                    Maria Sole Tognazzi 

                                    Mipo O

                                   Silvia Carobbio

                                   Lucia Bulgheroni      

Writer(s):                   Catherine Hardwicke 

                                  Lucía Puenzo 

                                  Tatiana Menenuk

                                  Mipo O

                                  Giulia Louise Steigerwalt

                                  Leena Yadav

                                  Shantanu Sagara

                                  Krupa Ge

                                  Chiara Tilesi

                                  Lucia Bulgheroni

                                  Silvia Carobbio

Cast:         Cara Delevingne

                  Marcia Gay Harden

                  Eva Longoria

                  Jennifer Hudson

                  Margherita Buy

                  Anne Watanabe

                  Pauletta Washington

                  Marcia Gay Harden

                  Jasmin Luv

                  Leonor Varela

                  Jacqueline Fernandez

Exec. Producers:    Carol Polakoff

                                Jennifer Ryan

Producers:              Lucas Akoskin

                                Monika Bacardi

                                Andrea Iervolino

                                Chiara Tilesi

Film Editing:          Josie Azzam

                                Anne-Sophie Bion

Prod Design:          Pele Kudren


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