Movie Screening about an Inspiring Woman Judge in a Sharia Court
Date(s) - 02/24/2019
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
IMAAM & The Jewish-Islamic Dialogue Society
of Washington (JIDS) invites you to movie screening “The Judge”, movie about an Inspiring Women Judgein Sharia Court.
“The Judge” is a documentary by Erika Cohn regarding Judge
Kholoud Al-Faquih, a Palestinian who has the distinction of being the first woman judge in the Middle East’s Shari’a (family law) courts. This film not only pays tribute to the leadership of this strong justice warrior, but also looks at the issue of female empowerment in male-dominated societies. In addition, it raises issues of social justice and public policy that have resonance throughout the world, including in our own American society.
Come join us as the Jewish-Islamic Dialogue Society of Washington
screens this excellent documentary and then facilitates a discussion of the film and what we can take from it. More information about “The Judge” can be found at https://www.thejudgefilm.com/.