THE JUDGE airs November 19 on Independent Lens | PBS. Check local listings.
THE JUDGE is also available for purchase on-demand.
In its engaging fashion it strikes one inspirational note after another as its follows an ambitious, tough-minded and cheerful social revolutionary
The film showcases Faqih’s tireless fight for justice for women, while illuminating universal domestic conflicts including child custody, divorce and spousal abuse.
[Judge Kholoud] emerges as someone who’s no threat to religious law, but who’s a real problem for patriarchy.
The Judge is packed tight; it’s enlightening and suspenseful and paced for maximum enjoyment.
The documentary is an inspiration to women...
The Judge is, like its namesake, defiantly upbeat
It’s impossible not to be impressed by Kholoud Al-Faqih