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IDFA : OXFAM Global Justice award

DOC NYC – 2 awards :
Special Jury Prize Winner – Rafea: Solar Mama:

Jurors’ statement: “The Special Jury Prize goes to a story whose genuine hope and uplift, whose urgency of matter, are only a coda to its deeply intimate, novelistic portrayal of a fractured marriage and the complex dynamic between men and women in a faraway but important culture frequently closed to outsiders. For this beautiful and important work, the Special Jury Prize goes to Rafea: Solar Mama.

SundanceNOW Audience Award: Winner – Rafea: Solar Mama, directed by Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, follows an illiterate Jordanian woman who becomes a solar panel engineer

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