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Semaine de la critique

The Poetess

Germany, Saudi Arabia  ·  2017  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  89'  ·  o.v. Arabic

Hissa Hilal, a 43-year-old poetess and activist from Saudi Arabia, tests her boundaries in the daily struggle for change. Veiled in a burqa, she gains international fame at Abu Dhabi’s prestigious contest “Million’s Poet” with her poems critical of terrorism and the ideologies of fanatic islamists.

Screenings
Tuesday 8 | 8 | 2017  ·  11:00  ·  Teatro Kursaal  ·  Sub. English
Wednesday 9 | 8 | 2017  ·  18:30  ·  L’altra Sala  ·  Sub. English
Saturday 12 | 8 | 2017  ·  14:00  ·  Cinema Rialto 1  ·  Sub. English
Directors
Stefanie Brockhaus Andreas Wolff
Cast
Hissa Hilal
Producer
Andreas Wolff
Cinematography
Tobias Tempel, Stefanie Brockhaus
Music
Sebastian Zenke
Editing
Hansjörg Weissbrich, Anja Pohl
Production
Brockhaus/Wolff Films
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