Women’s Week at Casa Árabe
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, held each year on March 8,
Casa Árabe has organized a full schedule of activities in the upcoming
days, with women playing the main roles.
March 01, 2019
Monday, March 4 at 6:00 p.m. “Moroccan Women of Past and Present” with Rajae Al Khamsi and Josefina López Bueno, at an event which forms part of the series titled “Talks That Taste like Tea: Spanish-Moroccan dialogues,” to be held in the months of March through June 2019. They have been organized with the cooperation of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco. (March-June 2019). With the cooperation of the Embassy of Morocco. (Casa Árabe Madrid)
Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. Presentation of the book “A Tear, A Smile: My childhood in Damascus,” with the presence of its author, Luna al Mousli. Organized with the cooperation of the Austria Forum (Casa Árabe Madrid).
Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. First session in the film series “Contemporary Arab Women Directors” with the film “Mary Shelley,” by Saudi director Haifaa Al Mansour.(Casa Árabe Madrid).
Sunday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. Theatrical show “Tagine, a History Cooked over Flames” by actress Farah Hamed. Organized as part of the festival “Ellas crean” at (Casa Árabe Madrid).
Plus, throughout the month of March, at its Madrid and Cordoba headquarters (and the Euro-Arab Foundation in Granada), Casa Árabe is screening a film series titled “Contemporary Arab Women Directors,” organized with the cooperation of the Cinema by Women Festival. Five films by five Arab women directors will be shown, from Palestine, Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia.
Highlights:March 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Screening of the film “Sofia” by Meryem Benm’ Barek, with attendance by the director, who will hold a debate with the attending audience afterwards.
March 28, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Screening of the film “You Come from Far” by Amal Ramsis, with attendance by the director, who will hold a debate with the attending audience afterwards.