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Mar 21, 2019

What Walaa Wants & The Crossing


Saturday, March 23, 12:00pm – The Crossing & What Walaa Wants

The Broad Theater

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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.

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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.