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Voices Of The Morning

Meena Nanji

USA, 1992
14 minutes, B&W, Sound
Available formats: SD Digital file

This beautiful video is a meditation on womens roles as defined by orthodox Islamic laws. Inspired by “The Hidden Face of Eve” by Nawaal El Sadaawi , it features layered images and text to explore familial and societal restrictions placed on some South Asian women.
“Beautifully sensual . . .” – Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times