The Poetess (2017)

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  • Directors

    Stefanie Brockhaus Andy Wolff

  • Countries

    United Arab Emirates Germany USA

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary. In 2010, Saudi Arabian writer and activist Hissa Hilal starred in ‘Million’s Poet’, a televised live poetry competition that seeks to find the most talented poet in Arabic poetry. Hilal became the first woman to reach the show’s final, performing poetry that provided a critique of religious extremism and Saudi Arabia’s patriarchal society.

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