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Forum for Advocacy and Change: Single mother and the breadwinner mother

Datum/Zeit
Datum - 25.05.2019
17:00 - 21:00 Uhr


The Cultural Forum for Advocacy and Change is pleased to invite you to attend its fifth monthly seminar and discussion session entitled “Single mother and the breadwinner mother” in Germany and Europe. The discussion will be about this phenomenon and the difficulties experienced by breadwinner women in the shadow of harsh conditions and the society’s view between acceptance and rejection. It also deals with the issue of government support, available facilities and ways of improvement. The seminar begins with the screening of the documentary Jawahar alhuzn “Jewels of sadness” by Mohamed Nabil . The debate then continues on the set of arguments that touch upon these issues. The seminar will be held in Arabic and German with a coffee break and a half hour open buffet.

“Jawaher alhuzn” is a documentary, by film director and journalist Mohamed Nabil. It will be screened at 5 pm on May 25, 2019 at the office of Saiedet Souria Organization in Berlin. Ulmenallee 35. The 55 minutes documentary, is about a motherhood experience unrecognized by Moroccan society. It is the phenomenon of “single mothers”, which has been, according to several studies and statistics, widespread in Morocco in recent years.
It also highlights the bitter experience of two single mothers, in a cinematic style that combines the aesthetic of the image and the reality of the situation.
“Jawaher alhuzn” produced by Mia Paradis Production in Berlin, it’s also the second film produced by this foundation within a framework of a trio documentaries about Arab and Moroccan women.
The film participated in many Arab and international festivals and won prizes. It was also screened by the BBC, the British television channel