Facing The Dragon – Oundle Cinema dOCS+

Date/Time 16/10/2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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FACING THE DRAGON
Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm
Director: Sedika Mojadidi
Runtime: 1hr 20 mins
Release: 2018

Introduced by Lynne O’Donnell, former Associated Press Bureau Chief, Kabul, who will lead the post-screening discussion.

After the deployment of US troops in 2001, and under international pressure, the Afghan government was forced to ensure that Afghan women became active members of society. As the Americans leave and aid runs out, Mojadidi followed two extraordinary women for four years: Nilofar, a politician, and Shakila, a television journalist. Under increasing threats of violence the two women have difficult choices to make

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Location Fletton House

Address
Fletton Way, Glapthorn Rd,
Oundle
Peterborough
PE8 4JA