The Light in Her Eyes: Filmmaker Interview
Clip: Season 25 Episode 5 | 22m 48s
The filmmakers of 'The Light In Her Eyes' talk about their portrait of a leader, filmed before the start of the Syrian uprising, who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam without giving up their dreams.
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