The Judge

The Judge

A film by Erika Cohn

The Judge captures the life of a female judge to be appointed to a religious court in the Middle East. This Palestinian women was appointed in 2009 to a Shari’a court in the West Bank, Palestinian Territories. She is a mother of several children. The film’s director will follow this woman through her daily life in the courts, in her home and in a society where polygamy and domestic violence are on the rise.


Production on The Judge is near completion.



How To Donate

All donations for the production and distribution of The Judge are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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For More Information

For more information, you can contact Laura Healy, Program Administrator at Auburn at:

Phone: 212-870-3155 or 212-662-4315
E-mail: [email protected]

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