The view of life in the Middle East that the SFIFF provides year after year is disproportionately feminist and consistently surprising. What shines through these remarkably understated films is not only the manifest fact that women will benefit the most from progress in their respective societies, but also an implicit declaration that the fairer (in all connotations of the word) sex is the most resourceful, determined, and likely to produce reform. The chaotic and revealing... More >>>