Film

Bastards

Bastards

May 12, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Bastards
Director: Deborah Perkin, Morocco, 2014, 82 mins, 12A, F-Rated
(In Moroccan Arabic with English Subtitles)
“When Rabha El Haimer was ‘married’ at the age of 14, she didn’t know that the traditional ceremony had no legal status. Aged 16, and pregnant, she fled the violent man and his family. When her child was born, she discovered society regarded her as no better than any single mother and her cherished daughter, Salma, as a bastard.

Amazona

Amazona

June 09, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Amazona
Director: Clare Weiskopf, Colombia, 2016, 82 mins, Recommended PG, F-Rated
(In Spanish and English with English Subtitles)

“This is the story of Val and Clare: a mother and a daughter. After the tragic death of her eldest child, Val left her kids and family behind and escaped into the Colombian jungle. Only 11 at the time, this film’s director Clare Weiskopf couldn’t understand what her mother was looking for. Thirty years later, when she becomes pregnant, Clare decides to confront her mother, heal the wounds of the past, and try to define motherhood on her own terms.