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Los travestis tambien lloran

Synopsis. « Everybody cries – the rich, the poor, men and women, and travestites. Travestites cry too. Only they cry more than others ». Romina.

Director Sebastiano d’Ayala Valva spent over two years with the characters to witness the reality and the lives of these so-called “she-males” – people we know so little about. « Geographically, their world is so close but at the same time so far-off from the life of the average person, even in the inner city. What I discovered were individuals whose daily lives and difficulties made up a series of stories that just needed to be told”. » … More

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Muslim Brothers, the Shariah’s sales rep’

Synopsis. Founded in Egypt in 1928, the muslim borthers organisation has spread in more than 70 countries, including France and England. Its members considers shariah law as the only applicable one. Islamist leaders such as Oussama Ben Laden or Ayman Al Zawahiri seem to follow such doctrine. Although, its official representatives position themselves as moderate and non violent. Welcome into the Muslim Brothers community. From Cairo to London, we discover the origins, fundamentals and practices of those who promote the Shariah law from the very heart of our democracies. … More

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Synopsis. « My name is Mary and I live in Kabul. I was born during the war, and I grew up during the war ». Mary is a beautiful young Afghan woman who wanted to become a doctor. A revealing story covering the deep gender divisions at the heart of Afghan society. The autobiographical story of a young video journalist trained by AINA, who explores the issue of women’s rights while traveling across Afghanistan. … More