Directed by: Myriam Bakir
Co-production : Abel Aflam / Soread 2M / Sedna Films (France)
Supported By Doha Film Institute
62 min | 16/9 | dolby stereo | vo st gb – fr | © 2020
Synopsis : In Morocco, Mahjouba Edbouche, Sixty-two years old, upholds the rights of women who risk imprisonment or social exclusion because of having sexual intercourses without getting married. Mahjouba is a feminist activist who fights to reconcile these women with their families. Many women have found shelter and care in Oum Al Banin Association in their period of pregnancy and some of them go back now to their village with their baby in their arms and Mahjouba by their side.
Festivals : National Film Festival of Tangier 2020 (Jury’s Special Mention) – PriMed 2020 (Mediterranean Issues Grand Prize) – IDFA 2020 – Dublin Independent Film Festival 2020 20 Years Escales Documentaries 2020 – MENA Film Festival 2020 – PCMMO Panorama of Maghreb and Middle-East Cinema 2021 (DYNOSIANS Prize) – Movies that Matter Festival 2021 Docs Barcelona 2021 – One World 2021 – Biografilm Festival 2021.