Mrs. F.

(Mrs. F.)

In Nigeria, it's as if women are not even part of public life. An activist known as "Mrs. F." organises workshops and public appearances at which she tries to help women claim the respect of their community.

How does gender equality work in communities where physical superiority and deeply rooted traditions place all the important decisions in the hands of tribal patriarchs? Nigerian women are afraid to talk, associate, express their pain and live their dreams. It's as though they have been condemned since childhood to be the passive playthings of fathers, husbands and street thugs. The protagonist "Mrs. F." – a wife, mother and an ardent champion of women's rights – confronts this situation head on. She travels around the local communities, including the poorest ones, to build up women's basic self-confidence and the will to fight for their identity and dreams.

World premiere

About the film

Director: Chris van der Vorm
Netherlands, Nigeria
2020 | 76 min.

Language: English, Nigerian

Subtitles: English

Director

Chris van der Vorm

Festival guest on days
Mar 07 - Mar 10, 2020

Filmography
2019 - Mrs. F.
2013 - Connected

Chris van der Vorm

Screenings

16. 09. 18:00 Bio OKO
Tickets
20. 09. 21:00 Svetozor - Small Hall
Tickets

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