Skip to Content
Poster for Huda’s Salon (2022)
Watch trailer for Huda’s Salon (2022) Watch trailer

Huda’s Salon (2022)

Opens on March 11

Director: Hany Abu-Assad Run Time: 91 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Ali Suliman, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Manal Awad, Samer Bisharat

Country: Palestine, Egypt, Netherlands, Qatar
Language: Arabic

About the film:

Official Selection of Toronto Film Festival 2021. Reem, a young mother married to a jealous man, goes to Huda’s salon in Bethlehem. But this ordinary visit turns sour when Huda, after having put Reem in a shameful situation, blackmails her to have her work for the secret service of the occupiers, and thus betray her people.

“a tightly conceived political thriller… that respects — or perhaps a better word is “reveres” — the perspective of women”

—Lovia Gyarkye for The Hollywood Reporter

About the filmmaker:

Hany Abu-Assad is a Palestinian film director known for his hard-hitting stories. He received Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film for his 2005 Berlin multi-prize winner Paradise Now and for his Cannes 2013 Special Jury Prize winner Omar. His other projects include Rana’s Wedding, The Courier, Nazareth 2000, The Idol, and his English-language debut, The Mountain Between Us.

His eighth film, Huda’s Salon, is based on true events. Read more from the filmmaker.

See our upcoming films
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
National Endowment for the Arts
G&J Pepsi
WOSU Public Media


powered by Filmbot