Lina Makboul is 33 years old and lives with her husband in Gothenburg, Sweden. Lina was born in Sweden by Palestinian parents who are from Nablus on the West bank. She started working as a journalist at the Swedish National Radio in 1996. In 1998 she began working with television at the Swedish National Television, SVT. LEILA KHALED: HIJACKER is Lina’s debut film. (7/12)
Leila Khaled: Hijacker
A film by Lina Makboul, 2005, 58 min., Color
In 1969 Palestinian Leila Khaled made history by becoming the first woman to hijack an airplane. As a Palestinian child growing up in Sweden, filmmake...