Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Lina Makboul

Leila Khaled
Leila Khaled

Leila Khaled: Hijacker
(2005) by Lina Makboul captures attention in the first few minutes by establishing that a rather ordinary-looking woman (bottom still) was a hijacker in 1969. And she has no regrets. The young filmmaker (a Palestinian woman who grew up in Sweden) tries to figure out why Leila considers herself a freedom fighter rather than a terrorist.
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Documentary Starts Here by Nancy Kalow is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.