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International Women's Day:  

About this resource list


March 8 is International Women's Day, a day to both celebrate the accomplishments made by women worldwide, and recognize that gender equality has yet to be achieved.

This list features works that celebrate the ideas, successes, creativity, and stories of women. These resources – and more – are available at the Camosun library.


Celebrate Tues., March 8 at Lansdowne Campus.
Events are free and everyone is welcome!

  • Welcome & Blessing | May Sam – Fisher Foyer | 11:00 am
  • Brushing Off Ceremony | Bernadine Mawson – Na’tsa’maht | 11:15 am
  • Reading & Vigil in recognition of IWD | Monique Gray Smith – Na’tsa’maht | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Student Poster Session | Fisher Foyer | 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Book Displays | Lansdowne & Interurban Libraries | All March!

Event proudly sponsored by CCFA, CUPE, & Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen as part of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE) Women & Gender Equity Committee.

NFB Films


Starlight & Other Sounds: The Music of Alexina Louie

Written and directed by Josephine Anderson
National Film Board of Canada, 2021
Running time: 5 minutes

Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again

Written and directed by Courtney Montour
National Film Board of Canada, 2021
Running time: 34 minutes

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Question Period

Directed by Ann Marie Fleming
National Film Board of Canada, 2019
Running time: 4 minutes

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Jaime Lo, Small and Shy

Directed by Lillian Chan
National Film Board of Canada, 2006
Running time: 7 minutes

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Imaginary Heroine

Directed by Sherry White
National Film Board of Canada, 2012
Running time: 5 minutes

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Woman Dress

Directed by Thirza Cuthand
National Film Board of Canada, 2019
Running time: 6 minutes

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Buffy

Directed by John Walker
National Film Board of Canada, 2010
Running time: 6 minutes

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Freedom Road: Women / Ikwewag

Directed by Angelina McLeod
National Film Board of Canada, 2019
Running time: 12 minutes

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Do I have Boobs Now?

Directed by Joella Cabalu & Milena Salazar
National Film Board of Canada, 2017
Running time: 6 minutes

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Big Drive

Directed by Anita Lebeau
National Film Board of Canada, 2011
Running time: 9 minutes

Into the Light

Written and directed by Gentille M. Assih
National Film Board of Canada, 2020
Running time: 1 hour, 19 minutes

Fiction