Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Following a denial of pregnancy, she finds herself illegally giving birth to a baby out of wedlock.

  • Screening of the film Sofia Directed by Meryem Benm’Barek.
  • Winner Un Certain Regard Award for Best Screenplay, 2018 Cannes.
  • Followed by a video Q&A with the director.

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Synopsis

Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide them with the identification papers belonging to the father of the child before informing the authorities.