INVISIBLE MOTHERS

MADRES INVISIBLES

By Lorenzo BENÍTEZ

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Documentary - Completed 2016

Invisible Mothers shows a new perspective of the women in a muslim country and how they're fighting against prejudices and rejection. This is a documentary about brave women who get involuntary pregnant and decide to have a baby alone, despite facing discrimination.

Festivals
& Awards

International Documentary Film Festival Documenta Madrid 2016
Competition
Hot Docs 2016
Film Library
Beirut International Film Festival 2016
Section Rejection Front
African Film Festival-Tarifa 2016
Section about Tangier
Cádiz Documentary Film Festival Alcances 2016
Opening screening // Inauguración
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SPAIN, GERMANY, MOROCCO
    • Languages
    • ARABIC, SPANISH, FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 67 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lorenzo BENÍTEZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Valentín ROMERO, Lorenzo BENÍTEZ
    • Synopsis
    • Hafida is a single mother in Tangier. She run away from home when got pregnant. Some years later she has become a sexual health educator and go back to her city, El Jadida, with her son. The family men reject them. Sex outside marriage is a crime in Morocco. The law stigmatizes single mothers as whores and their children as bastards. 
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