ARAB FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION. Layal (MAISA ABD ELHADI), a young, newly-married Palestinian schoolteacher, receives an eight-year sentence for a crime she didn’t commit. After being transferred to a high-security women’s prison, she is drawn into a tense, diametrically-opposed underworld of Palestinian political radicals and Israeli criminals. As Layal attempts to navigate fraught relationships with her fellow inmates, she discovers that she’s pregnant – and is forced into a series of choices that will change her life forever.
Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar | Drama | R | 103 min | Arabic and H