The Poetess

A film by Andre­as Wolff. In ara­bic with ger­man sub­tit­les.

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.

D, Sau­di-Ara­bi­en 2017 89 Min. OmU – Ara­bisch mit dt. Unter­ti­teln
Regie: Ste­fa­nie Brock­haus, Andre­as Wolff
Kame­ra: Tobi­as Tem­pel, Ste­fa­nie Brock­haus
Schnitt: Hans­jörg Weiss­brich, Anja Pohl

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