Netflix “Picks Up” Movie About 11-Year-Old Girls Who “Twerk” to “Build Self-Confidence”

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Netflix has scheduled the debut of a new movie for September titled “Cuties.”

Neflix picked “Cuties” up after it won an award earlier this year.

The movie follows an 11-year-old Muslim girl who breaks with her tradition to join a twerking crew in the hopes of finding stardom through a local dance contest. Twerking is a form of sexually-suggestive dance.

A description of the film:

“Eleven-year-old Amy lives with her mom, Mariam, and younger brother, awaiting her father to rejoin the family from Senegal. Amy is fascinated by disobedient neighbor Angelica’s free-spirited dance clique, a group that stands in sharp contrast to stoic Mariam’s deeply held traditional values. Undeterred by the girls’ initial brutal dismissal and eager to escape her family’s simmering dysfunction, Amy, through an ignited awareness of her burgeoning femininity, propels the group to enthusiastically embrace an increasingly sensual dance routine, sparking the girls’ hope to twerk their way to stardom at a local dance contest.”

There is an online petition to remove Cuties from Netflix.

You can watch the movie’s trailer below:

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