Directed By: Meryem Benm’Barek-Aloïsi

March 24, 2018 / Arabic French / 80 min

Sofia is about to give birth out of wedlock, a crime in Casablanca, and must provide the father’s identity within 24 hours or risk going to jail. Her family’s search for the father unfolds in this realistic drama about the effects of class division, sexism, and bureaucracy in Morrocan society.

For a preview of Sofia with IC directors Marc Yamada, Marie-Laure Oscarson, and Chip Oscarson, listen to the podcast “From the Booth” 3.17 Week 11 Preview.

For an analysis of Sofia with IC directors, listen to the podcast “From the Booth” 3.20 pt. 1, Week 11 in Review.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2020 Winter