WOMEN CREATING CHANGE and MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE invite you to experience:
THROUGH THE EYES OF MIDDLE EASTERN AND NORTH AFRICAN WOMEN FILMMAKERS
Sunday, December 12, 2021 | 11:30 am PT
Museum of Tolerance
9786 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Featuring three short films:
The Girl Sitting Here by Azadeh Nikzadeh, Iran.
Tackles the culture of sexual violence against women in the Middle East as we follow Bahar getting pushed into a temporary marriage
Leftovers by Yael Arad Zafrir, Israel.
Ruchama tries to maintain a normal life for her and her paralyzed husband in Tel Aviv when a French tourist reminds her of all she has left aside.
Al-Sit by Suzannah Mirghani, Sudan/Qatar.
In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parents have arranged her marriage to Nadir, a young Sudanese businessman. Nafisa’s grandmother Al-Sit, the powerful village matriarch, has her own plans.
Following the screenings, join the conversation with these extraordinary filmmakers.
This event will be presented in person at the Museum of Tolerance and streamed live to audiences in the Middle East and around the world at 11:30 am PT / 2:30 pm ET / 9:30 pm Middle East (Israel).