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What Walaa Wants

Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank, while her mother was in prison, Walaa is determined to survive basic training to become one of the few women on the Palestinian Security Forces – not easy for a girl who breaks all the rules. Following Walaa from 15 to 21, this is the story of a young woman navigating formidable obstacles, learning which rules to break and follow, and disproving the negative predictions from her surroundings and the world at large.
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Canada/Denmark 2018, 89 min, Dir: Christy Garland
Arabic with subtitles


February 17, 2019
3:00 pm