Women of Virtue
The movie is a part of the WJFF SHORTS PROGRAM: COMPETITION 2022
dir. Stéphanie Halfon, France, 2021, 30min
Etel, a 9-year-old girl who lives in the Hassidic community in Paris, gets her period for the first time. Myriam, her mother, finally looks at her as if she were a woman. Etel is blessed, until she finds out that in her religion, women are considered impure when they have their period.
The movie is part of the program SHORTS WJFF: “To Everything There Is A Season And A Time To Every Purpose”.