THE POETESS in Delft

THE POETESS in Delft

December 06, 2018

Tonight at 19:30 you can see The Poetess in Filmtheater Lumen in Delft.

Hissa Hilal, a 43-year-old woman from Saudi Arabia, achieved international fame when she was one of the few women to compete in a televised talent search for Arabic poets. Her poetry is controversial: she criticizes extremist fatwas and is an advocate of women’s rights.