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Women Risking Their Lives To Pursue Their Passion and Gender Equality


“SISTERS” How a group of young women risk their lives to pursue their passion for music and gender equality

Photography by Violet Butler

On Tuesday 19th October 2021 at the Houses of Parliament, Flick Drummond Conservative MP co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security and film producer Tony Klinger hosted a special event and screening of the film SISTERS.


Rosalynn Try-Hane Journalist, Dr Ewelina U. Ochab IBAHRI Programme Lawyer, Rebeca Riofrio Chairwoman for the Parliamentary Society for Arts, Jane Hunt MP, Derek Thomas MP, Tony Klinger Film Producer, Julius Just PR, Flick Drummond MP and Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE

The event was concurred by Rosalynn Try-Hane Journalist, Dr Ewelina U. Ochab IBAHRI Programme Lawyer, Rebeca Riofrio Chairwoman for the Parliamentary Society for Arts, Jane Hunt MP, Derek Thomas MP, Julius Just PR, Flick Drummond MP and Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE.


Rebeca Riofrio Chairwoman for the Parliamentary Society for Arts and Tony Klinger Film Producer

SISTERS was filmed in Afghanistan prior the Taliban took over the country and yet women were suffering unimaginable circumstances.

Tony Klinger highlighted the difficulties they had during the production of this film as the project portrayed young women musicians in Kabul.


Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE, Julius Just PR and Flick Drummond MP

ABOUT SISTERS:
‘SISTERS’ follows UK musician and director Dan Blackwell to Kabul to meet Afghanistan's first ever female orchestra, 'ZOHRA'.
‘SISTERS’ looks into the lives of the 'ZOHRA'. members and their two young leaders, Negin Khpalwak and Zarifa Adiba. Negin sticks with and leads Zohra as the country's first female conductor despite multiple death threats and family disputes. Zarifa is nowhere to be seen until Dan tracks her down. Discovering her precarious situation, Dan stays with her as she prepares to flee Afghanistan leaving close friends and family behind. You can find the trailer here:
Sisters Trailer - YouTube here
Dr Ewelina U. Ochab IBAHRI Programme Lawyer, Julius Just PR, Rebeca Riofrio Chairwoman for the Parliamentary Society for Arts

Derek Thomas MP,

Flick Drummond Conservative MP co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security

Rosalynn Try-Hane Journalist and Dr Ewelina U. Ochab IBAHRI Programme Lawyer

Tony Klinger Film Producer at he screening of SISTERS at the House of Parliament

REVIEWS:

‘Watch and weep and look at these young female faces and tremble at the fate now awaiting them.’ Andrew Neil, ex Editor of The Sunday Times, CEO Sky TV, BBC TV presenter

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‘The superb film. This superior documentary is different. It is not only worthy but wonderful. It is British filmmaking at its very best.’ Jonathan Stuart- Brown, Journalist

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‘What a film! Sisters is a remarkable achievement.’

Ekene Akalawu, Producer, Front Row, BBC Radio 4

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For more information on this film please contact

‘SISTERS’ Media enquiries and press tickets* please contact Julius Just M +44 (0) 79 66 88 25 10 julius@justassociate.com http://justassociate.com/