The Judge

Now through 4/28/2018 | Northwest Film Forum

Film & Media Arts Capitol Hill/Central District

Erika Cohn’s latest documentary tells the story of the first woman judge in the Palestinian Shari’a court in the West Bank, Kholoud Al-Faqih. Ten years after breaking through the glass ceiling, Judge Al-Faqih still faces institutional hurdles in her daily fight to represent women and families in court. Truly an inspiration, Kholoud fights on behalf of other women when they often do not have a voice.

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