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Becoming Burlesque (2017)

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Despite her uncle encouraging her to adopt a more traditional lifestyle, a young Muslim college student secretly joins a Toronto burlesque troupe.

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Jackie English

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Jackie English
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Credited cast:
Shiva Negar ... Fatima Jackson-Aziz
Elise Bauman ... Becca
Alli Chung ... Wei Chen
Alex Harrouch ... Aqueel
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Super Fan
Hrant Alianak ... Waleed Aziz
Moe Jeudy-Lamour ... Justin
Araya Mengesha ... Winner
Katelyn McCulloch ... Sinnamon
Severn Thompson ... Olivia Aziz
Courtney Deelen ... Texas Red Tempest
Gabe Grey ... Brock
Khalid Klein Khalid Klein ... Mahmood Jackson-Aziz
Pastel Supernova Pastel Supernova ... Catcha Foxx
Sam Kalilieh ... Uncle Yousef
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Despite her uncle encouraging her to adopt a more traditional lifestyle, a young Muslim college student secretly joins a Toronto burlesque troupe.

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An empowering story.
19 August 2019 | by kschullerSee all my reviews

A fine feature debut from Jackie English, showing the burlesque world from an insider's perspective, as well as a multicultural perspective on personal empowerment.


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