Special Message from Harpreet Kaur

Film Festival Theme: onKAURonKAUR


This Year’s Theme is: Women’s voices: Issues, stories, and inspirations

In the Sikh community all over the world women’s issues are heating up, and more and more Sikh women are emerging as leaders. Have you been inspired by this?  Now is your opportunity to share your voice.



Junior – Age 11-17
Best Film– $500

Intermediate – Age 18-28
Drama – Does it make me cry? – $1,000
Comedy – Does it make me laugh? – $1,000
Documentary – Does it make me think? – $1,000

Senior – 29 and up
Best Senior Film – certificate

Aug. 31, 2013

Ideas to spark your imagination:

  • What impact has the power of a woman had on you?

  • The journey from girl into woman. Finding your own identity.

  • The power of women working together.

  • Do an interview with a woman who is important in your life.

  • Women as sevadars, leaders and teachers

  • Men through the eyes of a woman.

  • Women through the eyes of a man.

  • What does it mean to be a Kaur in the 21st century?

  • What are women doing to support and help each other?

  • Sikh Women, redefining their role in Sikh Culture.

  • How Sikh women are responding to domestic abuse and violence in our community?

  • The Feminine in Gurbani

  • Women Wearing Dastars

  • Female Sikh Athletes

  • The wisdom of grandmothers

  • How are Sikh women exerting bold new leadership in gurdwaras?

  • What do you love most about being a Sikh woman?

  • What does the future hold for Sikh girls and women?

  • I am a sister – what it means to me

  • I am a mother … how does the next generation depend on me?

  • How I kept my brother from cutting his hair !!!

  • Relationships through the eyes of a young Sikh woman … what we want!!!

  • Unconventional Kaurs

  • Kaurage in Action !!!





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