Swimsuit
0 hr 11 min
2021
HD
drama
short

Swimsuit: 

Samah attempts tirelessly to escape wearing a burkini for her middle school swim meet, feeling embarrassed by its shape and cultural meaning.

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Swimsuit

Genres

drama, short, kid

Runtime

0 hr 11 min

Release Year

2021

Rating Information

About This Movie

“Swimsuit” is set in Brooklyn and tells the story of a young Arab Muslim teenager struggling with blending her traditional values with her contemporary life. She wants to wear a swimsuit in the upcoming school swimming competition, something that challenges what is acceptable for her mother who wants her to wear a Burkini. On the day of the meet, Samah decides to rebel against her traditional mother and wear the swimsuit. However, when the mom finds out about Samah’s decision, she is left to decide whether to confront or accept her daughter.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Paloma Mafoud, Rima Haddad

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