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Halawa (Lollipop)
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.
2017 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour and Black & White / 13 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Muhr Gulf Short
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References and Coarse Language
Director: Hanaa Saleh Alfassi
Producer: Hanaa Saleh Alfassi, Shannon Emigh
Scriptwriter: Shannon Emigh, Hanaa Saleh Alfassi
DOP: Konstantin Frolov
Editor: Shannon Emigh
Composer: Khansaa Mouafik, Samar Boussema
Cast: Malak Radwan, Ayman Samman, Sarah Alhazmi
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