#WoMRadio Movie Monday presents “In Silence” an Independent Film

In Silence is a short film about one Muslim American woman’s journey with pre-marital sex and the internal struggles of that decision.  In the aftermath of her first night with Adam Layal encounters awkward conversations about sex in Islam and deals with the reality of her decisions within her community. She eventually runs into her lover and struggles with figuring out her boundaries in a relationship and what this means for her and her faith. Finally, Layal faces news that could change her life.

The filmaker, Ruba had a goal to change the narrative, be a beacon of inspiration for Saudi artists and show the humanity of the Muslim community. We all have the power to make a difference within our communities and the best way to do that is to address issues we never want to discuss. By making In Silence, a subject is tackled from a Muslim point of view that many will not approve of but that is why it must be done. We can never move forward if we do not address the elephants in the room. One of the biggest issues we avoid is sex and this film brings this subject to life.

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About Traci Timmons

Traci is proud to help share the wisdom of women as the producer and co-host on the Word of Mom Radio Network. She loves being in a partnership with Dori DeCarlo who has been a friend and inspiration since childhood. When she agreed to join the team here at WoMRadio, she never imagined how fully it would become part of her life, and how meeting so many powerful and incredible women - sharing their stories and helping to empower them and build their businesses – would be so fulfilling and FUN! Traci has worked in the theatre and entertainment realm as an actress, director, singer, producer and teacher for many years. She has also been an event producer, and done every type of office manager/bookkeeper/operations job there is. Having this platform to showcase the work of the NEW business women, as well as her own is an honor and a privilege. Making new connections and building each other up is key. Current affiliations include Thespian Arts Program, The Family Repertory Company, Labyrinth Arts Collective, Darknight Productions, G Squared Productions and more. Take every day and make it great, be happy, be healthy and most important – be yourself!

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