Three different exhibitions will be open to guests at the Museum of Occupations from 8 March to 30 April, which showcase the history of feminism in Estonia, the Nordic countries and France from different angles. From the Nordics, “Pioneering Feminist Foreign Policy. Women in Swedish diplomacy from 1632 till today” will be exhibited. Other exhibitions include “Cherchez la Femme” from France and “Jubilee year of Estonian women´s rights movement: Marie Reisik 130”.
Documentaries from the Nordic countries and France will be screened there from 16 March to 30 April, and discussions will also be held. From the Nordics, on 30 March 6 PM, Kristina Lindström´s “Astrid” (Sweden 2015) on the life of beloved Swedish children´s writer Astrid Lindgren will be screened. 11 April 6 PM, Mette Knudsen´s “The Long Road” on the women´s rights movement history in Denmark is shown. The screenings are for free.
A programme consisting of Nordic short film about gender equality and four thematic feature films will be shown at the Artis Cinema from 4-7 March. “Balance” is the winner of the gender equality short movie competition for younsters held by the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2014. The authors are Maria Winther Olsen (Faroe islands), Josefine Pil (Denmark) and Ane Mikkelsen (Denmark). The film programme compiled by the French Insitute of Estonia and the Estonian Institute of Human Rights also consists of “Violette”, “Summertime”, “Queen of the Mountains” and “Where Do We Go Now?”. The film programme is free of charge.