Film runs Thu, Jun 13 through Sat, Jun 22.
Karima Zoubir, 2012
Morocco | Arabic with English subtitles | 59 minutes
U.S. premiere! Q&A with filmmaker!
With enthusiastic musicians and ornate wedding parties setting the stage, we meet Khadija, a Moroccan divorcee who works as a camerawoman at weddings in Casablanca. As the film unfolds, Khadija talks candidly about the issues she faces and the competing forces at play in the lives of women in Morocco.
Going Up the Stairs
Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami | Iran | 2011 | Farsi with English subtitles | 51m
A charming portrait of an artist, Going Up the Stairs also provides an enlightening glimpse inside a traditional Iranian marriage.