I am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced

Directed by Khadija Al-Salami Starting 9 November 2015 exclusively at Metropolis Empire Sofil

Yemen | 2014 | DCP | 96 min | in Arabic with English subtitles
With: Reham Mohammed


Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and ‘one less mouth to feed’. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. Every day after she is wedded, the child works under harsh conditions and every night, the child-bride is raped by a man 20 years older than her. A legitimate and acceptable arrangement for all, except for Nojoom.