Event Information

Burkas2Bullets Film Screening

Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Burkas2Bullets will be premiering at SFU Woodwards Djavad Mowafaghian Theatre on March 3rd at 7 p.m. Entry is free. A small donation is encouraged to support an Afghan Orphanage, Maraston. This event is being co-hosted by Alison Maclean and the SFU International Studies Student Association.
Join us, and be inspired by the strong and dedicated Afghan Military and Police Women in the film, as well as their allies in the Coalition.
After the film, there will be a Q&A session with the production team for the film.

Watch a thrilling trailer here.

Tomboy Digital Productions is a Vancouver-based company, launched in 2010. Currently owned/directed by Alison MacLean, Tomboy Digital has worked on a diverse range of projects, including award-winning Series/ Documentaries such as “The Power and the Grace”, “Russia: A Changing Face”, Womensport, and most recently, Burkas2Bullets, which was inspired by “Outside the Wire”, Alison’s 2010 documentary which was featured on the W Network and Canadian Service in Afghanistan. Tomboy Digital Productions has been featured in Radio and Television and in The Province, The Union Jack News, The Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, Peace Arch News, Kelowna News, some Magazines and OnlIne Press.

The SFU International Studies Student Association (ISSA) represents the interests and concerns of Simon Fraser University’s International Studies students, as well as organises social and educational events to ensure a positive experience for students. The ISSA also works actively with the International Studies Department and SFU to address important and relevant issues that impact students, such as program funding, enrollment, student opportunities, and course availability.

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Event Location

SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

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