subtitled video | 42 min
Radio talent from the Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020
Zelda Wigs sits on an unassuming block in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, behind a frosted window store front.
Owner Zelda Volkov is a 28-year-old mother of three, now divorced, who has chosen not to cover her hair anymore.
But Zelda’s customers include Sarah, a 27-year-old Jewish Instagram Influencer and wig promoter from Crown Heights, and Yetta, a 29-year-old mom who lives in Philadelphia.
She feels very much connected to God but is now facing a dilemma over whether to continue covering her hair or not.
Vivien Schütz follows Zelda, Sarah and Yetta as they try to navigate a line between their feelings, hopes and desires and the societal, marital and spiritual expectations of their religion.
Coach: Conor Garrett
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