The Light in Her Eyes الضوء في عينية
By: Meltzer, Julia / Nix, LauraShare

Language: Arabic with English Subtitles


The Light In Her Eyes: A Woman Is A School. Teach Her and You Teach A Generation.'. Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur’an school for girls in Damascus, Syria 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway as women are claiming space within the mosque. “The Light in Her Eyes” offers an extraordinary portrait of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their dreams.

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Product Details
By:Meltzer, Julia / Nix, Laura
Language:Arabic with English Subtitles
Pages: 86 minutes
Publisher:Clcokshop and Felt Films, 2012
Dimensions:14 x 19 cm
Topic:Documentary - Syria Islamic Women

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A Remarkable Documentary...the first feature film to be made inside the women's side of a mosque in Syria. - Kamran Pasha, the Huffington Post.

Given unprecedented access...the film now takes on a relevance and urgency far more than its makers could have anticipated. - Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna College

A rare insight into the growing Islamic movement in Syria, a force that will likely outlast the Assad Regime. - Saba Mahmood, Author of "The politics of Piety; The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject"

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