Screening of "Facing the Dragon"- a Documentary by Sedika Mojadidi
A film about two women refusing to be silenced and underestimated in Afghanistan. The movie was released in 2018.
Nilofar Ibrahimi, one of the few female members of parliament, and journalist Shakila Ibrahimkhail have to survive in a country where 'patriarchy is over the top'. Both do so with incredible strength and independence, but their choices take large personal tolls.
Introductory remarks by investigative journalist Ilze Jaunalksne.
The event is organized by the Centre of Media Studies at SSE Riga and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Latvia.