The Poetess: ‘Hissa Hilal is the voice from behind the veil. Her word is her weapon. We’ll never see her face. Like the majority of Saudi women, Hissa is covered from head to toe. She is not allowed to drive a car. She doesn’t own a passport and requires consent from her husband for any sort of activity...’ Read more/see screening times at Valletta Film Festival.
’That idea, regarding Bedouin women, who were free! ’ Hissa Hilal
‘In our grandmothers’ times, there were tribes where women didn’t wear burqa!‘