Fri, 10 Nov|
Mothers of the World (India) & Act of Love (Kenya)
Film screening of the films Mothers of the World (Vaishnavi Sundar , India) and Act of Love (Eric Mwangi, Kenya) at Unseen Nairobi, followed by a Q&A session.
Time & Location
10 Nov 2023, 18:00 – 21:00
Nairobi, Wood Ave, Nairobi, Kenya
About the event
Mothers of the World is a series of portraits of the women who took difficultjourneys into Europe, their quest for safety, security and stability forthemselves and their children, their daily struggles, and the courage andwisdom with which they deal with the new challenges in Europe.
Act of Love: Elena is an inspired theater director who loses her ability to have childrenat the age of 32. Trying therapies to get pregnant and failing to convinceher husband Leon, 50, to stay with her in Bulgaria and to keep trying,Elena develops a successful life-transforming theater program fororphans. She is invited to do the same in Kenya, where the number oforphans is massive at the same time, when Leon proposes her to start ‘invitro’ with donated egg cells. Elena has to choose between her dream ofhaving a child of her own and helping thousands of orphans to startdreaming. Finding her own way, Elena will redefine the word “mother”.Inspired by a true story.