*”Liberated T”, is a Syrian advocacy campaign that aims to change the negative gender stenotypes imposed mainly by our society on women, it focuses on theSyrian women’s stories, battles, and experiences. It will also expose the gender based violations they face on their daily lives. *In standard Arabic language the femininity letter T added to the verb to make it feminine is named “The Quiet T”. Our campaign uses the same femininity T but we are changing its name into liberated T, instead of “quiet”.

Hala Abdallah

A Syrian cinematographer and director dedicated her life to filmmaking, working as producer, script writer or co-director of over 15 Francesca Bianchi Lebanese and Syrian feature films and documentaries in a 25-year period. Eventually, she wrote, produced and directed her first feature film, “I Bring Flowers to my Own Grave.” With the help of the photographer and director Ammar Al-Beik in 2006.

Her film has been shown in more than 55 countries. It won several awards, including a special award from the Italian Documentary Association at the Venice Film Festival, it got third place at the Dubai Film Festival, first place at the Tetouan Film Festival, third place at the Rotterdam Documentary Film Festival, however the film was banned in Syria.

From her films also are: “Don’t Forget The Cumin”, “As If We Were Catching a Cobra”, “Besieged Like Me”. #Liberated_T #IAmAWoman


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