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Speed Sisters


Despite a tangle of roadblocks and checkpoints, a thriving street car racing scene has emerged in the West Bank. Held at improvised tracks – a vegetable market, an old helicopter pad, a security academy – the races offer a release from the pressures and uncertainties of life under military occupation. The fanfare and rivalry between cities brings spectators out in droves, lining rooftops and leaning over barricades to snap photos of their favorite drivers and to catch final times on the scoreboard.


  • The Hollywood Reporter
    'Engaging doc delivers a startling spin on Palestinian gender roles'
    Frank Schek
  • Glamour
    'Inspiring documentary all women should watch'
    Ella Alexander

Festival Participation

  • Hot Docs - 2015
  • Sheffield DocFest - 2015
  • Melbourne IFF - 2015
  • Reykjavik IFF - 2015
  • Rio Film Festival - 2015
  • Oaxaca Film Festival - 2015
  • Adelaide Film Festival - 2016
  • CPH:DOX - 2015

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