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Scheherazade's Diary
Scheherazade's Diary - Zeina Daccache
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Liban - 2013 - 1 h 20 mn - Réalisation : Zeina Daccache - Scénario : Zeina Daccache - Image : Jocelyne Abi Gebrayel - Montage : Michele Tyan - Musique : Khaled Mozannar - Son : Raëd Younan - Interprétation : Les prisonnières de Baabda -

Contact : Catharsis - Kaslik street, kbc center, 3rd floor - Sarba - Liban - Tél : 961 992 6932 - e-mail : zeina@zeinadaccache.com - web : www.catharsislcdt.org/

Corum - Salle Pasteur Lundi 27 octobre 2014, 10 h 00
Corum - Salle Einstein Jeudi 30 octobre 2014, 16 h 00

The women inmates of Lebanon’s Baabda Prison mine the depths of personal experience and confront patriarchy as they prepare and present the first theatre performance staged inside an Arab women’s prison.Filmed during and after the ten-month drama therapy/theatre project, this documentary features the women inmates who, through their unprecedented theatre initiative entitled “Scheherazade in Baabda”, challenge societies that oppress women. The film journeys into the quotidian of prison life, follows the women storytellers as they rehearse for the show, and intermingles scenes from the live performance with testimonials and backstage antics.

Zeina Daccache

Zeina Daccache, is a lebanese actress, director and drama therapist. She studied at St-Joseph University Beirut, at the School Philippe Gaulier in London and at the University of KSU in USA. She works for TV as actress, and is drama therapist working in different social sectors. She is the founder and director of Catharsis-Lebanese Center for Drama Therapy, and she directed in 2009 12 Angry Lebanese- the play performed by the inmates in Roumieh Prison (Lebanon). She has produced and directed the film "Any" about women residing in South Lebanon after the July war 06 and the documentary 12 Angry Lebanese in 2009.