The Judge


Directed By: Erika Cohn

2017 / Arabic / 76 mins

Erika Cohn documents the work of Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman to be appointed as a judge to a Sharia court, whose career supplies rare insights into Islamic law as well as gendered justice in the Middle East.

Hear a preview of The Judge from IC directors on the IC podcast “From the Booth” Winter 2019 episode 9.

Listen to an analysis of The Judge from IC directors on the IC podcast “From the Booth” Winter 2019 episode 11.

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt6246092/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_9

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2019 Winter