Dance of Outlaws
zondag 23 maart 2014 - 16:30
Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag
Discussion with filmmaker Mohamed El Aboudi, journalist Nicole le Fever and Esmaa Alariarchi (De Meiden van Halal). Moderator is Naima Azough.
Mohamed El Aboudi: “Morocco made the world news in March 2012 when Amina El-Filali, a 16-year-old girl committed suicide after being forced to marry the man who raped her, and consequently the government spokesman announced the law allowing rapists to go unpunished if they married the victim would be amended. Dance of Outlaws shows us that the misery Amina had to go through is not an exception.
Esmaa Alariachi is a Dutch televisionpresenter, English teacher at a ZMOK-school and medical assistance. She became known for her role in the television serie “De Meiden van Halal” (NPS), a serie where Esmaa and her sisters, Moroccan moslima's from Amsterdam-West, go on an adventure to see if The Neterlands is a country that will fit them.
Nicole le Fever is a Dutch journalist. She started her career in journalism as a reporter at the Kids News. Le Fever was from 2006 till 2011 correspondent for the NOS Journal from the Middle East. In 2011 she received the speedwell "Journalist for peace" for 2011, a prize awarded annually by the Humanistic Peace Council.
Naima Azough was born in Morocco and grew up in Rotterdam. She studied English and German in Antwerp and after that political sciences in Amsterdam. After being a program maker at De Balie, IKON, and the Tropical Institute, she went into politics for Groen Links in the House of Representatives from 2002 till 2010. She is a board member of MamaCash and the Prince Bernhard Fund.