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Out now on DVD: "This is my home now"

[Brussels, 21 October 2012] Saddie Choua’s new documentary "This is my home now", produced by the EWL and the European Network of Migrant Women is now out on DVD.

Saddie Choua’s latest film follows the stories of three women of migrant background living in the Europe. While struggling for their equal rights, these women, like so many others, enrich their host communities in myriad ways. Anna is a gender researcher and poet of Russian background who owns a hotel in Lefkara, Cyprus. Dil from Sri Lanka is a successful stand-up comedian, journalist and radio host as well as an active voice for equality and the rights of migrants and queers in Ireland. Sophie from Tunisia runs a beauty salon and social institute in Marseille, France, an empowering meeting place for women from different backgrounds. The stories of Anna, Dil and Sophie break from stereotypes of migrant women and give a face and a voice to the increasing number of women of migrant background in Europe, rarely seen or heard.

Watch the trailer here.

The international premiere of the documentary, organised in September, was a big success. More than 200 people turned out for the event held in the Galeries Cinema in Brussels.

You can order the DVD by filling in the order form below and returning it to the EWL. If you plan on organising a screening, please inform us! (press kit and posters are available upon request).

order form this is my home now

For more information: machacova[at]womenlobby.org

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