Samira al-Khalil Prize 2023 award

Invitation to the Samira al-Khalil Prize 2023 award ceremony

Dear friends,

We are pleased to invite you to the first edition of the Samira al-Khalil Prize.

The award ceremony will take place on Saturday 11 March 2023 in Saint-Denis, France, in connection with the festival "Panorama des Cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient".

Address : Cinéma L'Ecran, 14 Passage de l'Aqueduc, 93200 Saint-Denis, France

Date and time: Saturday 11 March 2023, from 3pm to 6pm

The ceremony will be accompanied by the screening of the winner's film.

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Samira al-Khalil is a human rights defender who has been missing since 9 December 2013 in Syria. In her honour, the Samira al-Khalil Prize rewards, once a year, a woman whose path is part of the struggle for the respect of fundamental rights and freedoms in the Arab or Mediterranean regions. For its first edition, the Prize will be awarded to a woman film director. Her film will be presented at the L’Ecran cinema in Saint-Denis, France, in the presence of the Prize jury and the board of the Samira al-Khalil Association.