FEMALE VISIONS: WOMEN FILMMAKERS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Thematic focus on female filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa

VICOLO ARCO

FRIDAY 19th JULY
h. 10:30 p.m.

LIVELET SCHERMO

MONDAY 22nd JULY
h. 10:00 p.m.

Through the views of emerging young female directors, a look at contemporary cinematography from the Middle East and North Africa. From Syria to Morocco, from Lebanon to Kurdistan to Iran, five short films that immerse us in the changing reality of a geography in conflict: five stories of women protagonists, between daily courage and desires for escape.

Curated by Roberto Cavallini

ASRI

by Ecegul Bayram
Turkey | 2017 |fiction |9′
[European Premier]

BESIEGED BREAD

by Soudade Kaadan
Syria | 2016 | fiction | 12′

FAMILY IN EXILE

by Fatima Matousse
Morocco | 2018 | documentary | 15’
[Italian Premiere]

THE CIRCLE

by Ruken Tekes
Turkey/Kurdistan
| 2016 | fiction | 14′

GAZE

by Farnoosh Samadi
Iran/Italy | 2018 | fiction | 14’28’’