The poetess + Q&A with director Stefanie Brockhaus
Saudi poetess Hissa Hilal made headlines around the world as the first woman to reach the finals of the Arab world’s biggest televised poetry competition, “Million’s Poet”. The Poetess is the inspiring story of a woman risking her personal safety and seizing an opportunity, live on TV in front of 75 million viewers, to use her wit and lyricism to critique patriarchal society and religious extremism, and to urge for a more peaceful Islam. Breaking news in the biggest Western and Arab media. How did she gain the knowledge and the courage to step on stage and risk her life?
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