The Judge

  • Friday | 4:10 pm | Belleville Public Library & John M. Parrott Art Gallery
  • Gender, Social Justice
  • English subtitles
  • USA, 2017
  • 82 min


The Judge follows Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman judge appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a courts. The film offers a unique portrait of Judge Kholoud—her brave journey as a lawyer, her tireless fight for justice for women, and her drop-in visits with clients, friends, and family.


Erika Cohn


Community Advocacy and Legal Centre