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DocHouse Presents: CAMERA/WOMAN + NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS

12 Sep 2013

Event times

7:30pm

Cost of entry

£7 (£5 conc)

Riverside Studios

London, United Kingdom

Address

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  • Hammersmith Underground Station

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A double bill of extraordinary insights into hidden women's lives in Morocco and Afghanistan.

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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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