THE JUDGE - A New Documentary Film

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Women. Justice. Islam.

THE JUDGE provides rare insight into Shari’a law, an often-misunderstood legal framework for Muslims, told through the eyes of the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s religious courts.

The film showcases Faqih’s tireless fight for justice for women, while illuminating universal domestic conflicts including child custody, divorce and spousal abuse.
— The Guardian
The film pays tribute to brave, intelligent and inspiring women like Kholoud.
— Point of View Magazine
The documentary is an inspiration to women...
— Gayle MacDonald, The Globe
Disarming and Refreshing
— Seventh Row
Kholoud Al-Faqih is an extraordinary woman
— Iana Murray, Get Reel Movies