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Black Lines, The

Denmark, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Short & Taboo)

Director: Camilla Magid

Black Lines, The

Behind the walls of a Syrian hamman, friends Eman and Rima meet to bathe and share confidences. An intimate and occasionally disarming portrait emerges of two modern women actively engaged in defining their own aspirations and shaping a place for themselves in a society in transition.


D/S/P Camilla Magid WS Danish Film Institute L Syrian w/English subtitles TD video/col/2006/29mins

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Short & Taboo


From the red light district of Copenhagen to the intimacy of a Syrian hamman (bathing house), those things whispered in hushed tones behind hands are universal across the world. Life's little taboos … More »

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