HIJABSTA BALLET (LEAD SCREENWRITER)
106 min – Drama – 2017
Released Malaysia 03.08.17
Dir. Syed Zulkifli / Explosive Magic SDN BHD / Malaysia
Talented young dancer Adele is on her way to great success until a pivotal experience prompts her to make a life-changing decision. Adele takes the hijab, claiming she will become the first Muslim ballerina. Her mother is heartbroken, her friends are confused and both the ballet scene and the Muslim community reject her. Resolved to bring about change and acceptance, she sets out to find equilibrium between the two opposing worlds, but as word of her ambition spreads she finds herself under serious threat.