The final event in ILSP: LSC’s film series on Women, Rights, and Activism in the Muslim World is a screening of “Private Revolutions – Young, Female, Egyptian.” The film chronicles two years in the lives of four young Egyptian women from various social backgrounds who are fighting for their rights and for change after the revolution. Street activist Sharbat and her three children were kicked out their home by her husband due to her political engagement. Fatema is an active Muslim Sister and mother of three sons. Amani struggles to run her own radio station and a publishing company focused on enhancing women rights. May, of Nubian descent, starts a development project in conservative southern Egypt.
After the film Alexandra Schneider, the film’s director, will join us for discussion and Q&A. Kristen Stilt, Professor of Law and Director of ILSP: LSC, will be the discussant and Salma Waheedi, ILSP: LSC Visiting Fellow will moderate. Dinner will be provided.
If you plan to attend this event, please RSVP.
Co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program