Director Erika Cohn joined us over Skype following our opening night screening of her latest feature - a portrait of trailblazing Palestinian judge Kholoud al-Faqih.

Confronting institutionalised sexism within an established, traditional court of law is no easy task – especially in the Middle East. However the remarkably courageous, undeniably talented Judge Kholoud did it anyway – becoming the first woman judge to be appointed to the Shari’a law courts in Palestine.

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The Judge