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Thursday
03
MAY

Film & Salon at Akwaba Cosmopolitan Hairsalon

18:30
22:00
Afrika FilmFestival - Leuven
Event organized by Afrika FilmFestival - Leuven

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The Afrika Filmfestival, FilleFille and Akwaba Hairsalon organize a Salon in Brussels:

An evening dedicated to discussing how female bodies are still seen as functional tools and not entities in themselves. What are then, the psychologigal and societal consequences for infertility?

In order to participate during this salondiscussion, you need to register by sending an email to: afrikafilmfestival18@gmail.com. Stating your full name.
Max. Participants: 15 people

Film: The Fruitless Tree by Aïcha Macky. The director Aicha Macky turns the lens on herself and her struggle with infertility. Married but childless, her circumstance is judged unacceptable in her native Niger. In her conservative society, women are always getting blamed for infertility, Macky bravely addresses the taboo of childlessness and the stigma women like her must endure while finding a way to affirm herself as a fulfilled individual among others.

Timetable:
6.30pm: Doors
7pm: Filmscreening
8pm: Break with dinner
8.30-10pm: Discussion

Location:
Akwaba, Cosmopolitan Hairsalon, Rue de la Crèche 7, 1050 Ixelles.