Screening and Q&A: Sofia finds herself in a difficult situation and has 24 hours to get back to the authorities.

Sofia is a 2018 Belgian drama film written and directed by Meryem Benm’Barek-Aloïsi. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes, Meryem Benm’Barek-Aloïsi won the Un Certain Regard Award for Best Screenplay.

  • Screening of the film Sofia Directed by Meryem Benm’Barek.
  • Winner Un Certain Regard Award for Best Screenplay, 2018 Cannes.
  • The screening will be followed by a Q&A

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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.