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Moi Nojoom, 10 ans, divorcée

Fiction

This movie is presented with:

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El Waha d’Or – Festival international du film arabe de Gabes 2015
Public Award – Festival international du film transsaharien de Zagora 2015
Winner Best Fiction Film – Dubai IFF 2014

A little girl enters a courtroom, looks at the judge straight in the eye and says, “I want to divorce.” Her name is Nojoom, she is ten years old, she was forcibly married to a man who is 20 years older than her, and she escaped. But in Yemen, there is no legal age to marry.

Director

Khadija Al-Salami

Country

Yemen and France

Year

2016

Duration

1h36

Category

Fiction

Language

Arabic, subtitled in French

Distribution

Axia Films
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Main partners

Logo du partenaire: Gouvernement du Quebec
Logo du partenaire: Ville de Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: Canada
Logo du partenaire: Radio-Canada
Logo du partenaire: La Maison du Cinéma
Logo du partenaire: Festival des traditions du monde
Logo du partenaire: Destination Sherbrooke
Logo du partenaire: Bell Média