Cinema: 'Human Screen Festival' to open in Tunisia

On March 8-12 in various cities. Focus on wome's rights

03 March, 11:56

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, MARCH 3 - A selection of 26 movies, short-films and documentaries from 19 countries is scheduled for screening at the seventh edition of the 'Human Screen Festival' (Hsf), Karama Human Rights Film Festival Tunisia. The theme of this new edition, scheduled on March 8-12 in several regions of Tunisia, is "the rights of women and marginalized groups". At a press conference, the association Actif said the movies will be screened in six Tunisian cities: Bizerte, Gabes, Hammam Sousse, Kasserine, Tozeur and Tunis and access is free.

    It's a Wonderful Day" (105', 2021) by Egyptian director Neveen Chelbi will open the event. The festival's films focus on the condition of women from a cultural, social and economic standpoint.

    The event also includes meetings on artists' rights, screenwriting, movies on human rights and the structure of relations on human rights. Four Tunisian movies are in the official competition that includes 25 films divided into three sections - fiction, documentary and short-film. Papi, Qu'as Tu Fait de ta Jeunesse (2021) and Le Bassin Minier (2022) were selected as documentaries while Salwa and Bisklet will run in the short-film section. (ANSA).

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