SCHEHERAZADE’S DIARY

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2014 Arab Film Festival Australia

SCHEHERAZADE’S DIARY

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 15 August 2014

Lebanon | 80 min | Dir: Zeina Daccache

Filmed during and after a 10-month drama therapy and theatre project in Baabda Prison, set up by director Zeina Daccache, this gripping and tragi-comic documentary features women inmates who challenge societies that oppress women. Through their unprecedented theatre initiative, these “murderers of husbands, adulterers and drug felons” reveal their stories, fears and hopes.

SCREENING WITH SHORT FILM…..

NATION ESTATE
Palestine | 9 min | Dir: Larissa Sansour
A sci-fi film offering a clinically dystopian, yet humorous approach to the deadlock in the Middle East.

Dates & Times:
Friday 15 August 8:00pm

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