The Virgin Diaries

A young Moroccan woman defies taboos and embarks on a quest with her friend to find answers to urgent questions about sex, virginity, and Islam.

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Premiere Date
August 1, 2003
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call

Jessica Woodworth


Peter Brosens

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The Film

Fatiha, a Moroccan woman, and her American friend Jessica head off on a journey through Morocco with provocative questions about sexuality, virginity, and Islam. Fatiha is to be married off soon, but the arrangement — which began with a controversial kiss on the hand and was supposed to conclude at Fatiha's wedding — careens off track. To complicate matters, Fatiha is overcome by the sudden possibility of real love.