SouthMed WiA, a project co-funded by the European Union under the regional programme MedFilm, announces its first field activity in the Southern Mediterranean region.
From 5 to 9 November, several meetings will take place in Carthage, Tunisia, in synergy with the Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage, one of the oldest and most internationally renowned film festivals for the promotion of African and Arab cinematography.
In line with the objective of SouthMed WiA, this event aims at supporting and promoting gender equality as regards women representation and presence in the audio-visual sector of the Southern Mediterranean region.
On 6 November, the activities will start with a public session to officially present SouthMed WiA and introduce the projects selected to receive a sub-grant to support gender equality in the audio-visual sector. The launch of a network of women professionals in the audio-visual and film sector will also be announced.
SouthMedWiA is designed to promote and support gender equality in the audiovisual sector, contributing to sustainable development and cultural diversity, in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.