A Missionary’s Position
An American woman travels to Sri Lanka in the 1880s (it was called Ceylon then). She is a missionary. She marries a local man. They have three children. She loses her husband and children but decides to live the rest of her life in Sri Lanka. Her in-laws have a descendant who write plays and is wrestling with the legacy of generosity and colonialism. Based on a true story.
Part of the Women, Working and Wandering Festival
Saint(s of) Joan
The story of Joan of Arc, told through her interactions with a queen, a nun and a prostitute. A story about faith, virtue, womanhood, and power.