Director: Maysaloun Hamoud Run Time: 103 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2018 Language: Hebrew, Arabicwith English Subtitles
Starring: Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura, Mahmoud Shalaby
In Arab-Israeli female director Maysaloun Hamoud’s feature debut, three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in the heart of Tel Aviv find themselves doing the same balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom.
Lalia, a criminal lawyer, loves to burn off her workday stress in the underground club scene. Salma, a DJ and bartender, starts a budding relationship with a female medical intern. And their new roommate Nur is a younger, religious Muslim university student whose conservative fiancé is horrified by her secular friends.