Documentarian Erika Cohn discusses making a film about Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, encouraging dialogue, telling a character-driven story, and questioning cliches. Erika Cohn’s second feature follows Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman judge in the Shari’a courts not only in Palestine, but in the whole Middle East. Although women judges have existed for a while in […]
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Elena Lazic is a French student and writer based in London who has written for Little White Lies, Sight and Sound and The Guardian.