Making Waves

 

MAKING WAVES

EXPRESSIONS OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE SACRED TEXTS AND ISLAMIC TRADITION

Documentary – 26 minutes

This film features women and men as scholars and activists promoting interpretations of the Qur’an and Hadiths that empower women and promote justice, equality and dignity.

Honourable Mention, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography awards in the ‘Feminism on Film’ category of the 2014 Women’s Independent Film Festival.

Official Selection for the 2014 Chicago International Social Change Film Festival.

Official Selection for the 2016 WOW (World of Women’s Cinema) Film Festival in Sydney, Australia.

Official selection for the Galway Fringe Festival, 2016

A 180 Studios Production

Produced by Alice McDowell and Aleem Ali

Directed and Edited by Alice McDowell

Cinematography by Dan Schist and Nik Lachajczak

Music by Feridun Avar and Jaaleekaay