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mazefilm film & gender - politics


The Making of a Demonstration
Dir.: Sandra Schäfer; Photo: Sandra Schäfer; Edit: Elfe Brandenburger. BRD 2004, original version with English subtitles


The Making of a Demonstration
The film focusses on the reenactment of a demonstration of women against the prohibtion of work introduced by the Taliban. The shots were taken during the shooting of the Afghan feature film Osama in November 2002 in the streets of Kabul. 1000 women had come to play in this scene, Their personal experiences were identical with the ones of the protagonists. Most of the women played in the demonstration scene for to earn money. With their claim for work they hoped to improve their real situation