Kokonainen

Dahabo, the youngest girl of an immigrant family living in Helsinki is told by her mother that it is time for her to be circumcised. Asma, her older sister who has gone through the same fate is not happy about this and wants to prevent it. Their Father doesn’t also want her daughter to be circumcised. However, mother takes Dahabo to Africa in secret.
Kokonainen (the whole woman) is a unique story about the cultural encounters of our time.
This fictions short film is based on true events.

28 min
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Produced 2004
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Producer Alexis Kouros
Director Alexis Kouros

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