The Light in Her Eyes

The Light in Her Eyes

Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria when she was just 17 years old. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam, in addition to their secular schooling. A surprising cultural shift is underway-women are claiming space within the mosque, a place historically dominated by men. Challenging tradition, Houda insists education for women is a form of worship. Using Qur'anic teachings, she encourages her students to pursue higher education, jobs, and public lives, while remaining committed to an interpretation of Islam prioritizing women's role as wives and mothers. In a world rarely seen, The Light In Her Eyes tells the story of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their dreams. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, the film is an exclusive look at a social movement thriving in a country controlled by a repressive regime

  • Category:Documentary
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  • Uploader:Fakyougo
  • Country:USA, Syria
  • Director:Julia MeltzerLaura Nix
  • Writer:Riyadh Al-Hamdani (translation), Lena Alfi (translation), Kosar Soufi (translation), Marwa Tarakji (translation)

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explodingboy1989 (ca) wrote: A cheesy, but somehow extremely enjoyable, rip off of Kickboxer, Roadhouse, Rocky III. Plus its got Ling Bai in one of her hammiest performances to date, but she still brings it by taking her top off and baring her [email protected] any available opportunity. If you're in the 16-25 demo, you will love it.

Raindawn D (fr) wrote: Finally got it in the mail. It's wonderful, and Marton Csokas is brilliant as Hora.

Jennifer T (nl) wrote: Really liked this film. I thought this movie was going to be boring but I was surprised to have seen such an exceptional film. Very gritty, strong "Gang" movie. Phenomenal performance by Edward James Olmos. I can't believe he directed and starred in this movie. Bravo!

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Ned M (fr) wrote: I heard that there is the longer Japanese version available, which features extra violence, including the flamethrower scene (not shown in the 98-minute theatrical cut). I will grab the longer uncut Japanese version, but it's not easy to find it anywhere.

Steve H (gb) wrote: Lang used real German rocket scientists to add details of realism that you won't see much in sci-fi films for another 30 years.

Gursimar S (jp) wrote: Slow at first but once it picks up it really gets going...

Wen T (es) wrote: One of my favorite movies ever. I really love it.

Patrick R (us) wrote: To think it was considered a crime for a man to dress up as a woman. This world has come a long way.