15 WED 8:30pm: Independent LENS 2006-2007 Florida Premiere!
Shadya, a 17-year-old Muslim girl, Israeli citizen and World Karate Champion fights to win her independence from the traditional life expected by her community. She does not want to be like other girls in her village. Her father is the only one who supports her, the only one who prepares her for the fight of her life. SHADYA is a compassionate and painfully honest exploration of the evolution of a young Israeli-Arab woman with feminist ideas in a male-dominated culture set against the backdrop of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Espanola Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: (305) 673-4567