In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland provides a sharp look into Zan TV, Kabul’s female-operated, female-oriented news agency. Filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed, returns to Afghanistan to document this simultaneously harrowing and inspiring work environment. The film pulls us into the Afghan political climate and highlights the existential current events that threaten both Zan TV as a media outlet and the livelihoods of the women at its heart.
A young woman does something unpredictable when two perverted men challenge her very existence!
Life is a mixture of reality, dreams, thoughts and hallucinations. An aged lady living alone in a remote village is prone to all this.
After the early demise of her husband, the protagonist of the story Bhanu brought up her two sons all by herself. When the sons got married they moved out leaving Bhanu alone in her husband's ancestral house. Film moves on through the day of her 70th birthday when her sons decide to sell the ancestral property and further unfolding events.
The movie chronicles the life of Khadeeja, a married Muslim woman confined within the four walls of the household, forced to conceal her desires in the name of religious and societal norms. When fate brings her to an abandoned life, she chooses a different way of financially and sexually liberating herself- to be a sex worker; soon to realize that her soul is still dissatisfied. Finding a new way of hope, she decides to give back to the forces that pushed her to live an orphaned life of misery.
The film shows, in a simple and authentic way, the strength of women in a small community in the state of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil). Four women, symbol of resistance and tradition, tell their life stories through the account of their long working hours. Filmed with a cell phone, the documentary surprises and presents scenes of a unique beauty with original soundtrack created by Valéria Oliveira
Temiatyo is a 22-year-old girl who witnessed firsthand domestic violence suffered by her mother. This unhealthy climate in which she lived makes her an insolent, disrespectful and aggressive girl towards the men in her environment.