This is not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

Saturday, November 14th at 5:00pm via Eventive

120 mins | 2020
Lesotho, South Africa, Italy
Dir: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
Language: Sotho

This is Not a Burial, It’s a resurrection

When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.

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Kabul, Afghanistan. Pari, an in-house tailor, must find the means to purchase her prescription glasses in order to save her job. The armed conflict has made Afghanistan one of the world’s most prolific producers of orphans and widows. According to the recent studies by Afghanistan’s Ministry of Social Affairs, and Human Rights organizations, Afghanistan has over two million widows, 94 percent of whom are illiterate; 32 percent are afflicted with mental disorders and 22 percent have severe physical problems. Despite all this, they are forced to look after themselves and their young children in the face of stigmatization and violence while lacking social support.

18 mins 55s
Canada, 2022
Language: Persian