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Blue Veil

Directed by:

Shireen Alihaji

6 mins

Sunday, Nov 19, 2023

3:00 PM

Shorts Program 4

Stuart Cinema & Cafe

In the wake of 9/11, a First-Gen Muslim teenager discovers her mother’s record collection. As music unlocks memories, Amina discovers who she is.

About the Filmmaker

Shireen Alihaji is a First Gen, Ecuadorian-Iranian, Muslim and Disabled filmmaker. Her intersections inspire her to create space through film technologies. Given how we remember is pivotal to healing, her films use memory as a central gaze to de-internalize surveillance, uncensor the imagination and mirror our infinite reflections.

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