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#DirectedbyWomen: Breaking the silence on sexual violence

Chelo Alvarez-Stehle: Breaking the silence on sexual violence BY BARBARA ANN O’LEARY ON MARCH 21, 2018   Recently #DirectedbyWomen had a chance to delve into conversation with reporter and documentary filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-­Stehle about her moving film Sands of Silence: Waves of Courage and the impact it is having on communities around the world. She also […]

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“Prostitution et Société” magazine, France

“prostitution et société” magazine Paris, France avril 2018, par Christine Laouénan Our first review in French, after our Paris sneak preview on March 19th, hosted by Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir, at the Luminor – Hôtel de Ville the historic movie theater in Le Marais, the heart of Paris! Notre premier article en français, après […]

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Sands of Silence gets TheWIFTS Award

BEST DOCUMENTARY – HUMANITARIAN December 10th TheWIFTS (The Women in Film and Television Showcase) TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Awards 2017 West Hollywood, California — TheWIFTS Award Jury’s Comment: “Sands of Silence is a remarkable film, in that through the potency of its storytelling, it exposes the humanitarian issue both on the surface and beneath, of the suffering of […]

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Chelo Alvarez-Stehle in Bhutan with Refugees in Camps

Agnès Films – Film Review of Sands of Silence |

Agnès Films, supporting women and feminist filmmakers recently reviewed, Chelo Alvarez-Stehle’s Sands of Silence, documentary film. The review by Julie Caper Roth, says: “Sands of Silence demonstrates that trauma is not merely the plight of women in far-off lands. It can exist close to home and can only be felled by transparency and communication. The […]

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