Mothers

  • Myriam Bakir
  • Morocco, France
  • 2020
  • 63 min
  • International Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary
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(mother of children) 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.

Credits

Director
Myriam Bakir
Production
Jean-David Lefebvre for Abel Aflam
Co-production
Cécile Vacheret for Sedna Films
Involved TV Channel
TV 2M MAROC, Lyon Capitale TV

Contact

World Sales
Robin Brinster
Festival Handling
Youssra Raouf for Abel Aflam

More information

Spoken languages
Arabic
Berber

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IDFA history

2020
International Premiere
IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary

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