We were honoured to be invited to open the 21st International Ismailia Film Festival in Egypt. Producer/Editor Sara Maamouri went from our team and it was a humbling experience with two well-attended screenings and lots of great questions.
After the showings in Oslo, Itab went with the film to western Norway where it was being screened twice as part of the Arabisk filmfest 2019 in Bergen.
On March 23rd and 24th, 2019, as part of the Arab Film Days festival in Oslo, We Are Not Princesses had two sold-out screenings.
We Are Not Princesses experienced a sold-out premiere in New York on November 14, 2018, at the biggest documentary film festival in the United States, DOC NYC.
Dina goes to Calais with Complicite to visit the 'Jungle' of refugees waiting there. Read about her experience here.
Barefoot in a yoga studio in Lebanon's capital Beirut, a couple dozen actresses raise voices and stretch bodies that had grown used to being quiet and still.
"Go on," they cry as a clapping exercise speeds up, and they fill the room with whoops and uninhibited yells.
But these women aren't professional actresses. In fact, they're refugees from Syria, and this production of the Greek tragedy Antigone is a project designed to help them deal with their trauma.