A woman at the helm: Layla Ibrahim Musa embarks on a journey of survival
Filmmaker Anat Zuria's newest effort, 'The Lesson,' examines the story of an Egyptian-born Muslim woman whose life story is so dramatic that it's hard to believe reality concocted such a plot.
After an impressive documentary film trilogy − in which she dealt with the way Judaism relates to female sexuality (“Purity”), binds women in an inegalitarian judicial system (“Sentenced to Marriage”), and oppresses those who attempt to deviate from their assigned role in society (“Black Bus”) − Anat Zuria has chalked up a new chapter in her filmography. In her latest work, “The Lesson,” she moves away...
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