Duma - Doll

The creator of a puppet show, "Duma" (dolls in Arabic), which deals with sexual abuse in childhood, decides to document Arab women who dare to reveal the sexual abuse they endured in their close circle of family and friends. Together they aim to break the systems of silence which were imposed by family and society. Palestinian Film Breaks Ground on Women's Issues "First film in the Arab world to deal with sexual assault of women and girlsreleased in Israel/Palestine".The RealNews, March 7, 2012 - watch full intreview with Director of the film Article from Ha'aretz, by Nirit Anderman (12/05/2011)Artist of the month from "This week in Palestine"auteuse theory: a blog on women's cinema, blog by EYLEM ATAKAV Awards and FestivalsAwards:First Award for Best Professional Documentary at Urban TV 2012 FestivalsThis Human World- International Human Rights Film Festival, Austria 2012Urban TV Film Festival Spain 2012International Documentary Film Festival CRONOGRAF 2012International 1001 Documentary Film Festival, Istanbul 2012Mumbai International Film Festival 2012Belgrade Documentary International Film Festival 2012FilmIsreal! Holland 2012International Women's Film Festival in Rehovot, 2011Docaviv International Film Festival 2011

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