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Mama Agatha

Fadi Hindash // Netherlands // 2015 // 16:00 min

Documentary // Portrait

Once a week, a group of migrant women in Amsterdam learn how to ride a bicycle. Inspiring them to let go of the fear and get behind the wheels is a Ghanaian community mother named Mama Agatha. As her students open up, Mama Agatha comes to terms with the painful memory of her own motherless childhood.

Topics:

#Women   #Migration   #bicycle  

Part of the following short film programs

Bike Shorts On Tour - 200 years of cycling

Festivals & Awards:

Leiden International Short Film Experience - Niederlande, 2015 - Audience Award
Santa Barbara International Film Festival - USA, 2016
Amsterdam Bicycle Film Festival - Niederlande, 2016
Sydney Bicycle Film Festival - Australien, 2016
interfilm International Short Film Festival Berlin - Deutschland, 2016 -