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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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.
- English Subtitles
- Director: Meryem Benm’Barek
- Written by: Meryem Benm’Barek
- Genre: Drama
- Run time: 1h 20min
Presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and The Arts Center.