September 11th (Zoom 2012)

An account of a young Muslim woman’s experiences after the events of September 11.

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Short film. Drama about the impact of the September 11th terror attacks in New York on Deaf people living many miles away. When a young Muslim girl sees people looking at her strangely in a cafe, she knows something is wrong. After finding out about 9/11, her life at home, school and her Deaf club are affected. This film looks at both hearing and Deaf attitudes to ethnicity following world events. Based on a true story, September 11th was directed by Raabia Hussain as part of the BSLBT’s Zoom filmmaking scheme.

Winner of Best Actress (Aliya Gulamani) at Deaffest (2013); Best Actress (Aliya Gulamani) at International Sign Language Festival (2014)

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