Some women of Marrakech

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Disappearing world”.
An all-woman camera team gives a feminist perspective on the realities of Islamic women’s lives in Marrakech. Shows the taboos and their rights and obligations under Islamic Law from a western point of view. Includes many interviews and documents a real Islamic wedding and the traditions that are followed. Commentary by Gill Shepherd.

Credits

producer/director

Melissa L. Davies

production company

Granada International Productions

Duration

00:53:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Disappearing world

Group of items

Disappearing world

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28709

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Marrakech (Morrocco))

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Muslim women

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women, Arab

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Islam

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Muslim women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women's rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women, Arab

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Muslim women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women's rights

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women, Arab

History → Women's rights

People → Women - Interviews

Places → Marrakech (Morrocco))

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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