CinemaNa – Online: Sofia, by Meryem Benm’Barek
Sunday 1 November 2020
At 7.30 pm
Free online streaming – pre registration mandatory
Follow Sofia in her battle to keep her newborn.
The movie was awarded best scenario and best actress at the “Arab Film Critics Awards” Festival.
This streaming is followed by a Q&A session.
Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Following a denial of pregnancy, she finds herself illegally giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital leaves her 24h to provide the papers of the father of the child before alerting the authorities.
In cooperation with NYUAD, the Arts Center at NYUAD and the Palestinian Business Council