Art, Creativity & Culture • Documentary, 01-Jan-2015
Nushmia Khan, a documentary film-maker, follows three Muslim women involved in the fashion industry: Dina Torkia, a YouTube star; Sadeel Allam, a successful blogger; and Maryam Basir, a bikini model. The result is a fascinating film, full of thoughtful opinions about faith, style, and the ways that people use clothing to communicate.
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