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Lollipop

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Received the ENJAAZ - Dubai Film Market's Post-production Fund.
The film was also sponsored by From The Heart Productions and the Industry Lab at the New York Film Academy.
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2017/ KSA - UAE - Morocco - USA13 min/ Drama
Original Title
Halawa
SYNOPSIS
A 14-year-old Muslim girl experiences the onset of puberty, meaning she must begin wearing a full black niqab. When her tormentor at school swipes her jacket, a case of mistaken identity exposes the perversity of the bully’s father.
CAST
Malak Radwan
Ayman Samman
Sarah Alhazmi
CREW
Screenwriter: Hanaa Saleh Alfassi
Shannon Emigh
DOP: Konstantin Frolov
Editor: Shannon Emigh
Production Company(ies)
Axe Pictures
Producer(s)
Hanaa Saleh Alfassi
Shannon Emigh
film festivals
film festivals Dubai International Film Festival, UAE
film festivals Arab Women Film Festival, Sweden
film festivals MedFest Egypt
Quotes
“Lollipop defies taboos from confronting women’s sexualisation to publicly discussing menstruation.” Banat Collective - Eman Bahrani