Artist

Mireia Estrada (Xabaca)

Filmmaker - Spain

Xabaca is a project from Jiwar (Barcelona)-Al Fanar (Madrid)- NovAct (Barcelona) started in 2017 which wants to support female Arab creators for their role in social transformation through art and for the double oppression they face. Xabaca takes into account the importance of gender and repression as fundamental aspects for the defense of freedom of expression of female Arab artists. Artists received in the first edition Fatima Mortada (Lebanon) Haya Zaatry (Palestine) Farah Ben Mansour (Tunisia) and Sofia Aissaoui & Houda Lakhdar (Morocco).

Categories
  • Cinema