What’s So Scary About a Naked Palestinian Woman?

A controversial new film called ‘Huda’s Salon’ explores the Palestinian narrative from a unique perspective: the double occupation of women

Sheren Falah Saab
Sheren Falah Saab
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Sheren Falah Saab
Sheren Falah Saab

Had anyone told me the day would come when a male Palestinian director would look at the Israeli occupation through female eyes and without self-pity, I would not have believed it. But director-screenwriter Hany Abu-Assad has outdone himself in “Huda’s Salon,” in which he paints the occupation in colors we’ve never seen before in Palestinian cinema.

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