Ms. Vina Sarkar MAs & PhDE/ABD

Vina Sarkar

Founder/President of VOICES OF WOMEN WORLDWIDE INC. & VOWW-TV at http://voicesofwomenworldwide-vwwtv.ning.com - one of the fastest growing GLOBAL multimedia network communities spreading across 154+ countries. VOWW was created for strong voices promoting the "voiceless" women, young girls and children worldwide, giving them voices to tell their stories and solutions to problems via global WebTV, radio, print and multimedia and new technologies.

From 2009 to present, with the establishment of UN Women (22 Feb 2011), videotaped interviews at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (three CSW56/57/58/59/60) interviewing over 10s of thousands of grassroots urban and rural "voiceless" women, young girls/boys and men reporting at United Nations New York headquarters on "extraordinary projects" in their villages, towns and cities worldwide.

Since 2005-present producing "JAIN ENLIGHTENMENT - A Cosmic Way of Life" with two extensive location trips to India. Film focuses on Ahimsa (Non-Violence), Aparigarh (Non-Possessiveness) and Anekantwad (There is No Absolute Truth, but a variety of truths ...) embedded in compassion and forgiveness.

Nov 2001- June 2002. Two months after 9/11's Attack on America, created first digital made-for-TV program: "MISTAKEN IDENTITY: Sikhs in America." Six months after distribution release, won 3 first prize awards at three major American Film Festivals, (thanks to inspirational crew team members) for Best Film, Best Director and Best Producer.

Produced/directed 35mm film on Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi (1983-84) titled "FACING THE CHALLENGE" for North America and world, focusing on biography on Nehru's daughter and India in the 80s, premiered at United Nations and NBC network TV after tragic assassination on 31Oct 84.

Conceived idea, extensive travel throughout India as director for National Board of Canada (NFB) on "SHAKTI: She is Vital Energy" (French/English) "voicing concerns of rural women of India," screened at International Women's Years 80/85/90, worldwide and translated into over 55 languages.

Specialties:
* Excellent fundraising skills from visual conception, R & D, multimedia scripting as the director. Possess updated global film and TV distribution contacts (US, Canada, UK and India).
* Teamed-up with joint-co-productions, collaborations and co-ventures on dramatic feature films, documentary and "Reality TV" programs. Excellent contacts in the global digital/HD production market place with global TV networks, cinema screenings and DVD sales worldwide. Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Articles Vina has Published
A 9/11 Film Story
A 9/11 Film Story

Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of DVD Film-made-for-TV "MISTAKEN IDENTITY: Discovering Sikh Neighbors" a 9/11 Story. Winner of three first prize awards. The first docu-drama film produced for mainstream »

Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of DVD Film-made-for-TV "MISTAKEN IDENTITY: Discovering Sikh Neighbors" a 9/11 Story. Winner of three first prize awards. The first docu-drama film produced for mainstream North America, UK and EU and part of a series of "getting to know the cultural and religious backgrounds of multicultural ethnic minority neighbors" in today's pluralistic society worldwide. Filmmaker..

Ms. Vina Sarkar · September 10th, 2016

Ms. Vina Sarkar · September 10th, 2016