This documentary shows the evolution of their attitudes, bodies, and futures. We follow their journey over the course of five years as they struggle with their physical and emotional recovery and redefine what it means to be a woman in the Muslim world.
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NAUSHEEN DADABHOY “THE GROUND BENEATH THEIR FEET”
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED by
IMTIAZ MOHAMMADY, LUBNA MOHAMMADY, ABEDA DADABHOY AND ABDUL RASHID DADABHOY
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED by
“The Ground Beneath Their Feet” tells the story of two young women who are paralyzed when a devastating earthquake strikes the north of Pakistan. Ruqiya and Khalida's disability leaves them struggling to create a new identity for themselves once their cultural value as wives and homemakers is lost.