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Camera/Woman
A film by Karima Zoubir, 2012, 59 min., Color

Working as a videographer at weddings in Casablanca, Khadija Harrad is part of the new generation of young, divorced Moroccan women seeking to realize...

Girls Still Dream
A film by Ateyyat El Abnoudy, 1995, 24 min., Color

In this engrossing new documentary, award-winning filmmaker Ateyyat El Abnoudy realistically portrays the challenges facing girls in a country where o...

Hidden Faces
A film by Claire Hunt and Kim Longinotto, 1990, 52 min., Color

Originally intended as a film about internationally renowned feminist writer Nawal El Saadawi, HIDDEN FACES develops into a fascinating portrayal of E...

Jasad & The Queen of Contradictions
A film by Amanda Homsi-Ottosson, 2011, 40 min., Color

Lebanese poet and writer Joumana Haddad has stirred controversy in the Middle East for having founded Jasad (the Body), an erotic quarterly Arabic-lan...

Lebanon: Bits and Pieces
A film by Olga Nakkas, 1994, 60 min., Color

LEBANON: BITS AND PIECES is an exquisitely beautiful and profoundly moving exploration of the myths and realities of present-day Lebanon, as reflected...

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...

Mother, Lebanon & Me
A Film by Olga Nakkas, 2009, 70 min., Color

A visually striking meditation on loss and a perceptive political critique, this deeply personal work has two subjects: filmmaker Olga Nakkas’ ailing ...

My Terrorist
A film by Yulie Cohen, 2002, 58 min., Color

In 1978, filmmaker Yulie Cohen was wounded in a terrorist attack by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. A stewardess for the Israeli ai...

Paradise Lost
A film by Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana, 2003, 56 min., Color

Arab Israeli filmmaker Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana grew up in Paradise (Fureidis in Arabic), a small fishing village overlooking the Mediterranean. One of t...

Playing With Fire: Women Actors Of Afghanistan
A film by Anneta Papathanassiou, 2014, 58 min., Color

In Afghanistan, women deciding to be actors make a dangerous choice. Banned under Taliban rule (1994-2001), Afghan theater is experiencing a comeback ...

Runaway
A film by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini, 2001, 87 min., Color

“RUNAWAY is a powerful and heart-breaking documentary about a group of young runaway girls who are taken to a women's shelter in Tehran, Iran. The fil...

A State of Danger
A film by Haim Bresheeth and Jenny Morgan, 1989, 28 min., Color

Shot in Israel and the Occupied Territories, this extraordinary documentary offers a unique, vital perspective on the Intifada seldom seen in U.S. mai...

There Was An Unseen Cloud, Moving
Leslie Thornton, 1988, 60 min.

A deft and intentionally fragmented "biography" of Isabelle Eberhardt, a Victorian traveler who, dressed as an Arab man, became a Muslim and a writer ...

These Girls
A film by Tahani Rached, 2006, 68 min., Color

Screened to audiences at the Cannes, Toronto, and New York film festivals, this fresh, irresistibly lively, intensely engaging documentary from widely...

3 Times Divorced
A film by Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana, 2007, 74 min., Color

How does a Palestinian woman in Israel survive an abusive husband? When Gaza-born Khitam’s abusive Arab Israeli husband divorces her and gains custody...

Unveiled Views
A film by Alba Sotorra, 2009, 52 min., Color

In this revealing documentary five extraordinary women talk about their occupations, aspirations, and the rights and status of women in their Muslim c...

A Woman's Word
A film by Silvia G. Ponzoda, 2004, 52 min., Color

Beautiful and intimate, A WOMAN'S WORD depicts the life and writings of three exceptional authors of the Arab word – Nawal Al Saadawi from Egypt, Hana...

Women in Struggle
A film by Buthina Canaan Khoury, 2004, 56 min., Color

WOMEN IN STRUGGLE presents rare testimony from four female Palestinian ex-detainees who disclose their experiences during their years of imprisonment ...

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