LA PARISIENNE DEMYSTIFIEE
When we imagine "La Parisienne," an image of a white woman who's tall, thin, elegant, and cigarette in hand typically comes to mind. Yet Paris is one of the most diverse cities in the world. Rokhaya Diallo deconstructs this cliché by showing today's authentic Parisian woman.
Around the world the typical Parisian woman is seen as being white, tall, slim, elegant, bike-riding a bike cigarette smoker. Yet Paris is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world. Rokhaya Diallo dismantles the cliché by showing Parisian women of today in all their diversity.
Directed by: Rokhaya Diallo (France, 2021)