This is a short film I directed for a film festival in Milan under the domestic violence category. I collaborated with Chris Crutchfield on the project. Our goal was to produce a piece that would shed light on the issue of domestic violence in the Arab world. I had a very clear mission in making this film: to provoke discussion and thought.
So, that is where you come in. Watch the film, think about, share your thoughts – and send it to your friends to do the same. Below is one of the comments Chris and I received about the film. Do you agree, disagree? Lets get a discussion going.
“What was exactly your goal with this video clip ?
This could be interpreted by majority of people as muslims wowen are victims of domestic violence in opposite to west women.That’s in addiction to be totally WRONG, may be offensive. This could be taken as kind of propaganda .The problem isnot what you wanted to denounce by this, the problem is how majority of viewers will perceive it ? Is there not enought act of islamophobia, cliche and misunderstanding about muslims across the world? Why contribute to diabolize this people ? anyway, in all case muslims don’t need you to fix their own social issues...”