Documentary
Naila and the Uprising
Director
Julia Bacha
Producer
Suhad Babaa
Runtime
1h 16m
When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian right to self-determination for the first time. Naila and the Uprising chronicles the remarkable journey of Naila Ayesh whos story weaves through the most vibrant, nonviolent mobilization in Palestinian history – the First Intifada in the late 1980s