Women of Freedom

58 minutes / Colour / 2017
Directed by
Abeer Zeibak Haddad

Country of production Israel

Women of Freedom follows the stories of women who were murdered in the name of ‘honor killing', in the Arab and Palestinian society. This documentary aims to unravel the social and political circumstances that had lead to this troubling phenomenon.
The director, who witnessed such tragedy in her own life, embarks on a journey – wandering through Israel and Palestine, collecting various stories of the victims, the survivors and the killers themselves. The film wishes to encourage a discussion on this silenced and controversial problem that many societies are still inflicted by.

In the 2019 RAI Film Fest

Language and subtitles Arabic Hebrew

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