My Head is Mine
George Weiss Film
Petrus van der Let, Christian Schüller, Andrea Simon
Petrus van der Let, Christian Schüller
In Austria and Turkey alike, Moslem women are fighting to have their head coverings seen as a matter of personal decision and not a backward practice forced upon them. They way they dress, what or how much of themselves they show to the public or what they hide, is something they want to decide for themselves.
MY HEAD IS MINE pursues the question: what does this much discussed piece of fabric mean to the women - in Vienna and in Istanbul - who wear it.