FILM SCREENING: FATMA 75 (1975)
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March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The People’s Forum is your alternative cinema for 2022! Join us every Thursday evening to watch a film on national liberation, revolutionary history, and working class struggle! For our film on March 24th from 6:00 to 8:00pm EST, we will be screening Fatma 75, directed by Selma Baccar!
Due to capacity limitations, we are asking that folks put in a $6 deposit per seat to reserve a spot. The screenings are free but we encourage you to contribute $6 as a donation to help us continue our programming.
Proof of vaccination and one form of photo identification will be required at the front desk and all attendees must keep their masks on unless briefly eating or drinking.
ABOUT “FATMA 75”
Banned in its country of origin until recently, Fatma 75 is the first non-fiction film made by a Tunisian woman. It is a feminist essay film that uses the figure of a young woman, a university student, to embody and expand on the political histories of significant women in Maghrebi history. The protagonist is called Fatma as an ironic reference to the name French colonizers used to refer to Arab women. Director Selma Baccar combines fiction and re-enactment with interviews and archival material to vividly illustrate the intersecting histories of Tunisian independence and women’s emancipation.
Year: 1975 | Directors: Selma Baccar | Duration: 60 min