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WHAT WALAA WANTS

by Christy Garland

synopsis

Raised in a refugee camp while her mother was in prison, Walaa is determined to survive bootcamp to become one of the few women on the Palestinian Security Forces - a big challenge for a girl who breaks all the rules.

original title: What Walaa Wants
country: Canada, Denmark
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Christy Garland
film run: 80'
producer: Matt Code, Anne Köhncke, Christy Garland
production: Final Cut for Real, Murmur Media (CA), Wildling Pictures (CA)
backing: Danish Film Institute, Danish Foreign Ministry, DANIDA, Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, AOL Charitable Foundation Award, National Film Board of Canada
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