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They Call Me Muslim

In popular Western imagination, a Muslim woman in a veil - or hijab - is a symbol of Islamic oppression. But what does it mean for women's freedom when a democratic country forbids the wearing of the veil? In 2004, the French government instituted an "anti-veil law," forbidding Muslim girls from wearing the hijab to school. In this provocative documentary, filmmaker Diana Ferrero portrays the struggle of two women - one in France and one in Iran - to express themselves freely. French, Farsi Subtitled