12 January

Suspended Wives Film Screening and In Conversation@ Institut Français

13 Jan, 7 pm to 9 pm, Suspended Wives, dir. Merieme Addou, Film Screening and In Conversation with Rim Mejdi and Merieme Addou.

The film is in Darija with English subtitles. The conversation will be in French. 

Institut Français

On Saturday 13th January 2024 we celebrate Yennayer 2974. It is the first time we are recognising the celebration with a public holiday here in Morocco.  

To mark the occasion we have organized a film screening at the Institut Français Marrakech. 

Suspended Wives dir. Merieme Addou has been selected by local filmmaker and curator Rim Mejdi who will also join Merieme for an in-person conversation post-screening. 

Synopsis in English:

Suspended wives are women left behind by their husbands, they are not married nor divorced. Ghita, Latifa and Saadia are seeking their freedom through an unfortunate long divorce process.

Synopsis Arabic: 

.يحكي الفيلم قصة كل من غيثة ولطيفة والسعدية، ثلاث نسوة هجرهن أزواجهن

.بعد سنوات طويلة من الإنتظار، تقرّر النسوة الثلاثة اللجوء إلى المحكمة للمطالبة بالطلاق. ولكن سرعان ما يكتشفن بأن الإجراءات القانونية ليست طويلةً فقط، وإنما يعتريها الكثير من الغرابة

13 Jan
7 pm-9 pm
Harvest Festival – Marrakech

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