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Women voices against Assad

Screened at the Festival of Mediterranean Citizens of Catania, “For Sama” (2019) and “I was there” (2021) testify to the atrocities committed by the Syrian government, drawing attention to a wound forgotten by many although it has not ceased to bleed since 2011.

Takoua Ben Mohamed's drawings against racism and Islamophobia

Italian of Tunisian origin, she fights against cultural stereotypes, with a particular focus on gender-based discrimination. Co-founder of a film production company, author of many graphic novels and the “Hijab style” documentary for Al-Jazeera, she won the European Journalism Prize for best graphic journalist in 2019. Just turned 30, she has been named as one of the "most powerful women in 2021.

"My girl is a boy": a story of love and metamorphosis

“The transition invites you to choose yourself, and to love yourself. But sometimes to choose ourselves we have to let go of something else, no matter how painful letting go is. Life was moving on and we, as a couple, were left behind.” Read more about Melissa Ianniello and her visual project depicting her relationship with her former partner who decided to transition while they were still together.

Interview with Mayye Zayed, film director of “Lift like a girl”

“I have no problem with movies directed by men, but I do not accept the fact that female characters are built and filmed as mere objects of desire, trophies or secondary characters. I want to show 3D female characters and not the binary “pretty women” vs the “evil woman.” More about cinema and feminism in this interview with Egyptian filmmaker Mayye Zayed.

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