DocHouse Presents: CAMERA/WOMAN + NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS12. Sep - 12. Sep 13 / ended Riverside Studios
£7 (£5 conc)
A double bill of extraordinary insights into hidden women's lives in Morocco and Afghanistan.
Camera / Woman
Dir. Karima Zoubir
Morocco - 2012 - 59mins
Zoubir's film is a small miracle - Slant Magazine
Moving and amazing....Camera/Woman is shot in a strikingly intimate style - The Telegraph
After her divorce, Khadija refuses to re-marry and fights instead to support her children herself, working as a camerawoman at weddings in Casablanca, despite her family's disapproval.
WorldView Award - IDFA 2013
Human Rights Award - International Documentary Festival in Agadir 2013
No Burqas Behind Bars (UK Premiere)
Dir. Nima Sarvestani
Sweden - 2012 - 77mins
Meet the 40 women in Afghanistan's Takhar prison, serving long sentences for infidelity, rejecting forced marriage and even for fleeing violent homes.
Official Selection - IDFA 2013
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