Saturday, March 23, 12:00pm – The Crossing & What Walaa Wants
The Broad Theater
The Crossing – A brother and sister arrive at a checkpoint, seeking to visit their grandfather. Drama. Directed by Ameen Nayfeh. 11 minutes.
- What Walaa Wants – Raised in a West Bank refugee camp while her mother was in prison, Walaa is determined to join the Palestinian Security Forces. Documentary. Directed by Christy Garland. 89 minutes.
Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank while her mother was in prison, Walaa dreams of being a policewoman, wearing a uniform, avoiding marriage, and earning a salary. But her own rebellious behavior and a complicated relationship with her mother are a challenge, as are the circumstances under which she lives. Documentary, Directed by Christy Garland.
The film will be preceded by the screening of short film "The Crossing" – A brother and sister arrive at a checkpoint, seeking to visit their grandfather, but in Palestine, having a permit is not always enough. Drama, Directed by Ameen Nayfeh. 11 minutes.