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‘Loving’ is a short documentary film about how womxn love and know love in the 21st Century.

Inspired to document conversations with her homies, Aliyah Hasinah's short docu-film explores a tender portrayal of 5 womxn's perspectives on what loving can be and what it can look like in practice.

  • Aliyah Hasinah
  • Weyland McKenzie-Witter
  • Tania Nwachukwu
    Key Cast
  • Jae Tallawah
    Key Cast
  • Sumia Jama
    Key Cast
  • Najwa Umran
    Key Cast
  • Haja Fanta
    Key Cast
  • Donnie Sunshine
  • Ricky Rxse
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Docu Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Aliyah Hasinah

Aliyah Hasinah is a curator, director and writer interested in documenting the nuances and intricacies of Black experiences globally.

She was previously commissioned by Channel 4 Random Acts in 2016 and loving (2021) marks her return to filmmaking. For more information, see aliyahhasinah.com

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Director Statement

I document unlikely knowledge producers. I’m intrigued by the feelings in between what we declare in love and what we deeply desire. All of my work focuses on the power of Blackness in mundanity and the everyday experience.