Her Confessions

Patriarchy is not a secret, and it’s not okay, but we live in a world where this is the norm or how things “should” be. Waad Janbi recites a poem about her journey in womanhood, while going through the motions and facing patriarchy, other women might find themselves in her story.

  • Ismail Albukhari
    Director
  • Waad Janbi
    Writer
  • Ismail Albukhari
    Producer
  • Maryam Bakhsh
    Key Cast
  • Alyse Florent
    Key Cast
  • Rahaf Jambi
    Key Cast
  • Yuewen Wan
    Key Cast
  • Amanda Garcia
    Key Cast
  • Maggie Mitchell
    Key Cast
  • Waad Janbi
    Key Cast
  • Ismail Albukhari
    Camera Operator
  • Ismail Albukhari
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Other
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 26, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Ismail Albukhari

Being in love with visual arts his whole life, Ismail picked up a camera at a young age. He used to make short horror films with his siblings using Nokia phones. In 2014, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in films. While in New York City, he collaborated with several local and international writers, directors, and actors. In 2019, he successfully obtained a Master’s degree in Digital Filmmaking and TV Production from New York Institute of Technology.

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