Let My Body Speak

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Silent Voice
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Fleeing Chechnya and his homophobic brother's tyranny, a young gay MMA fighter finds himself adrift in Brussels. Struck mute by trauma, he struggles to build a new identity against the chilling backdrop of voicemails from home.
Film Info
Runtime:11
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:Lebanon
UK
Premiere Status:Canadian Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:Arabic
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
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Website:http://www.scottishdocinstitute.com/films/let-my-body-speak
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Madonna Adib
Producer(s):Noe Mendelle
Editor(s):Sandra Fatte
Writer(s):Madonna Adib
Cinematography:Elsy Hajjar
Sound:Aram Abbas

Description

Madonna Adib revisits past experiences of repression and control through home video and images from her childhood in Damascus. Her journey to reclamation and assertion of her identity is creatively presented through images of her body today, her most powerful instrument for self-expression. Eileen Arandiga

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