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A Young Muslim Girl Comes of Age

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joanne

This film definitely demonstrates that western progressive democracies continue to misunderstand the importance to muslum women their right to dress in traditional religious attire , the hijab. in all public places without discrimination..The wearing of modest clothing .is spelled out ...Read more

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John

Wow. Fantastique. I cried a bunch and loved every bit of it. I live in Queens, NY and my neighborhood is filled with women wearing the head-scarf. It's hard to imagine a ban - especially in a progressive country like France. Amazing film.

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Dylan

The burqini vs the bikini - the most recent flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about Islam, women's bodies, feminism and freedom. MARIAM is a great entree into this conversation, which is more complicated than it seems.

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Nina

This is a great short film, perfect for my French classes. More of the same, please Kanopy! Thanks.

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Bruce

Excellent short. Wish I had had it this past year when teaching. Will plan on using it in the future.

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Krishna Han

This is a wonderful film and very well made. Thank you so much for sharing this. So much critical and relevant conversation can come out of this film.

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Jack

Thank you for posting this on Kanopy! IRG and French Major with Middle Eastern studies! Love this <3

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Olivia

A lovely short that challenges one's perception of what wearing a hijab means. We tend to associate it with oppression, but this film gives a different perspective on it.