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Leila Khaled Hijacker


Leila Khaled was the first woman in the world to hijack an aircraft. As a member of the Popular front for the liberation of Palestine, PFLP, she hijacked an American Boeing 707 in 1969. This is the story told by a young Palestinian who grew up in Sweden about what made Leila Khaled become one of the world’s most famous terrorists and the most famous Palestinian Woman of all.


  • Educational Media Reviews Online
    "Highly Recommended. Riveting. A must-have...for any curriculum focusing on political terrorism…"
  • Le Monde Diplomatique
    "An astonishing testimony on violence and femininity."
  • La Presse
  • Chicago Tribune

Festival Participation

  • IDFA
    Reflecting Images
  • Gothenborg
  • One World Prague
  • Thessaloniki
  • Créteil
  • Belfast
  • Sao Paulo
  • Seoul
  • Rome
  • Vancouver
  • Encounters

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