The burka is not only an item of clothing, but has also become a symbol for the reprehensible nature of the orthodox Islamic faith: anonymity, submission and oppression of women. In this short graphic dance film, however, the burka has a life of its own and plays with fear of Islam.

Filmmaker
Sietske Tjallingii
Country
Netherlands
Year
2005
Medium
DCP
Length
5’
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Take T Productions, Sietske Tjallingii
Production Company
Take T Productions
Sales
EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Writer
Sietske Tjallingii
Cinematography
Ben Geraerts
Editor
Sietske Tjallingii
Production Design
Toon Agterberg
Music
The Easy Alohas
Cast
Bajah Freeman