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Rouzie Hassanova & her 'Radiogram'

Rouzie Hassanova at work Rouzie Hassanova’s award-winning  Radiogram  is #directedbywomen #aotearoa’s first screening for 2020, at Parliament on 16 March. It will be hosted by Jan Logie MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Justice, a visionary and very effective politiciant. In particular, Jan’s an outstanding advocate for those affected by violence and discrimination, including women in the screen industries, through her support of the  Screen Women’s Action Group , as well as #directedbywomen #aotearoa’s programme. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Jan, Rouzie and legendary editor Annie Collins. If you’d like an invitation, please get in touch ASAP: radiogramscreening [at]! Based on a true story from 1971,  Radiogram  is   set in a Muslim community in Bulgaria under the Communist regime (1946–1990), where religious expression and western music are forbidden. It’s about a father who decides to walk almost 100km to the nearest to