The Light In Her Eyes + Boxing Girls Of Kabul, Double Bill

The Light In Her Eyes + Boxing Girls Of Kabul, Double Bill

Please join us for the UK Premiere of two outstanding documentary films – Two insights into women from Middle Eastern countries as they battle against traditional rule to adjust to the modern world.

The premiere screening of both of these films, will take place at the Tricycle Cinema on 9th Feb.

THE LIGHT IN HER EYES (Julia Metzer – Laura Nix / USA-Syria / 2011 / 87 mins)

The Light In Her Eyes tells the story of the inspiring and contradictory female principal of the Al-Zahra Koran School who teaches the women to challenge tradition yet live according to Islam.

BOXING GIRLS OF KABUL(Ariel Nasr / Canada / 2011 / 52 mins)

In a stadium where women were once stoned to death by the Taliban, the Boxing Girls of Kabul brave social exclusion, boldly fighting for respect for themselves and their nation.

Tickets – £9 (£7 concessions)
To book call 020 7613 7498 or online at http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/cinema-program/cinema/double-bill-the-light-in-her-eyes-boxing-girls-of-kabul/

Region: All
Start Date: 09/02/2012
End Date: 09/02/2012
Start Time: 20:30
Venue: Tricycle Cinema
Venue Address: 269 Kilburn High Road, London
Website: http://www.dochouse.org/cgi-bin/page.pl?p=screenings01#THELIGHT
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
 
Press Tickets:
Name: Jenny Horwell
Phone: 020 8237 1220