The Light in Her Eyes: An Eye-Opening Documentary

I stepped into a cozy loft, decorated minimally with Moroccan style tapestry and into an experience I won’t easily forget.The Light in Her Eyes, a documentary film following the story of  Houda al-Habash, the founder and teacher of an all girls’ Qur’an school in Damascus, Syria, sparked my interest about a year ago where, in a similar intimate gathering, I was first able to see the footage gathered.I must admit I was skeptical, even after meeting the charming directors, Julia Meltzer and Laur … [Read more...]


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