In addition to that, the woman is shown as possessing the cunning and wits to help her escape difficult situation as she fakes pregnancy knowing that it is the only thing that would deter a suitor from taking her as a wife. In this scene we notice a shift from the urban area to a rural one. In another demonstration of sheer bravado, Karima publically challenges the authority of the father figure. Rhimou suddenly enters the kitchen and catches Aicha in the act. She then started gossiping in a low voice and sneering at the daughters telling the other woman that they only appear to be well-behaved whereas in fact they are reckless and immature. Women in Moroccan Media First and foremost, it is of vital importance to shed some light on the the audiovisual situation in Morocco.
After noticing what Hajj Bahi is planning to do, Amina quickly pulls her husband and walks towards Hajj Bahi and Rachid to sabotage his plan by showing him that Karima has a hot-tempered nature. They, then, resume their slogans and leave the ceremony. After a few moments, they arrive at the well where the women gather to fetch water. He apologizes to her for being disrespectful and worrying about his shoe when she has just 19 Bnat La La Mnana, Episode 1 www. Mounia, Karima and Hajj Bahi Episode 1, Mounia calms him and says that sooner or later Karima will marry and have a house and kids like all other women. Once more, women are depicted as being deceitful and sycophantic.
Mounia quickly gets angry with him for talking about her sister that way. Lalq claims that men will never greet their wives in the morning and tell them to go out and have fun while they cook instead.
Featured in this scene is a serious perpetuation of the stereotype about women having the tendency to argue about trivial matters in the wrong time and place, in this case the funeral of their father. The eldest daughter offered to tend to the widows after the guests are gone while showing her frustration after mopping the floor of the whole house. Karima is still wearing manly clothes and her father shouts at her saying that 27 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www.
Karima confidently declares that they are fed up with silence and that God has given a brain to both men and women and the same blood and that they should fight the darkness that resides in the minds of men.
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Karima eloquently responds by saying that she is not addressing her father now, because her father is at home.
Karima zealously expresses that women can work outside, and then they would see if men can take care of the cattle, fetch water and do housework, nurture the children and cook. This gives the impression that mnaa, no matter how 22 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www. Amina ironically remarks that Karima is neither like rural girls nor Spanish ones.
Karima and Rachid Episode 1, Rhimou was surprised to discover, for the first time, that their father used to smoke a pipe. Karima is depicted as a character who defies the conventional values of how men and women treat each other and acts as a guardian of gender equity in her home as well as outside. She is portrayed as a character that does not shy away from expressing her opinions and demanding her rights in the public sphere even in mana community where such a behavior is frowned upon.
The second part of this paper consisted of an analysis of the images of women through two examples of Moroccan series. The kala begins with the death of their father, an event to which Mennana reacted with a surprising composure and asked her daughters not to bnxt a single tear before the sun rises. Upon noticing him, the women scream and warn one another that there is a man watching them.
Karima and the other women surprise everyone by shouting anti-men slogans and wearing manly clothes. She refuses bnwt let him marry her by force. She then started gossiping in a low voice and sneering at the daughters telling the other woman that they only appear to be well-behaved whereas in fact they are reckless and immature.
Karima sarcastically pretends to be excited and oala that she should be pretty to meet the eligible bachelor.
Hajj Bahi tries to fix things by saying that she is indeed bnaf of a kind. Another interesting idea that can be elicited from this scene is the fact that Youssef associate the quality of being a woman to following traditions and obeying the father, as soon as Karima transgresses this alla he symbolically strips her from her womanhood and states that he is unsure whether she is a man or a woman because of her behavior. Hajj blames Hssina, a servant, for not keeping an eye on Karima like he was told.
After Younes left, Anis walks to Dr. Shocked, Rachid tells her that her father had not informed him of her pregnancy. She closes the pot laka confronts her, asking her what she is doing there. She also explained how her son suffered with Mennana and lived a bitter life. Her friends are afraid that she might have killed him and she says that he deserves it for peeking at them. In addition to that, the woman is shown as possessing the cunning and wits to help her escape difficult situation as she fakes pregnancy knowing that it is the only thing that would deter a suitor from taking her as a wife.
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He starts flirting with her in a secluded place and she fears that someone might find them. She wonders aloud and asks Rhimou whether it was a contraband or under warranty. Karima argues that she does not want to eradicate men; she simply wants to make them understand that without women they would be 25 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www. The first example that will be analyzed is Lalla Mennana which is a Moroccan series that was broadcasted in on 2M. This perpetuates the idea that even if a dpisode has reached the peak mnaja her career and is financially independent and highly educated she is still susceptible to the tricks played by men.
They leave him lying in the ground and head for the ceremony. It is the newest one of eisode two as it was only aired in Women in Moroccan Media First and foremost, it is of vital importance to shed some light on the the audiovisual situation in Morocco.
He complains that the water ruined his new shoe and Chama says that the shoe does not appear to be a new one at all.
Karima and the Women of the Village Protesting Episode 1, It tells the story of Hajj Bahi, the governor of Dar el Ghezlane who is played by the late Mohammed Bestaoui, and how he struggles with his eldest daughter Karima, played by Meriem Zaiimi, who is a feminist in the unlikeliest of places.
During the funeral, as the guests are mourning the dead man, two of the daughters, Bahia and Chama played by Noura Skalli and Samya Akeryou, argue in whispers as the first one blamed the second for not painting the windows properly.
Despite harboring deep affection for her late father, his absence now means that the authority of the father is gone and an example of that is the coming of her secret lover, Imad, which would not have been possible if her father was still alive. He says that he cannot wait to wed her and have her as his lawful wife. In addition to that, the male doctor was shown as having the upper hand by having her agree to escort him to a date despite the fact that they have only known each other for a few minutes, this further confirms the idea that women are easily manipulated by men and this scene in fact reinforces this and portrays sexual harassment as something normalized in the work place and that women are fine with it.
Hajj Bahi and Mounia Episode 1, The way he leered at her showed a clear sexual interest or otherwise deep affection. As they stop, Hajj Bahi asks Karima about the meaning of all this, and claims that she is embarrassing herself.
Karima suddenly walks in and overhears that Mounia asks Youssef about his favorite meals. The implication in this scene is that being a female will always attract the sexual interest of co-workers and that no matter how good she is at her job —even after successfully performing a heart surgery- she is still looked at as a body and judged as such.
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Hanae and introduces himself. Morocco owns 9 free channels, seven of which are owned by the government, one that is privately owned Medi1 TV and episofe that has mixed ownership 2M 1.
After confirming her identity, he tells Younes that her hair does not look natural and that she is probably wearing contact lenses. After complimenting her on her successful last surgery he wishes that wpisode assisted her. It was chosen in order to shed light on how the conservative mentality regards women and it serves as a unique example of a series that features a feminist figure who originates from a rural area which is worth considering and putting under the microscope.