‘Sand Storm’ Trailer: A Mother Fights for a Better Life for Her Daughter in Sundance-Winning Drama

‘Sand Storm’ Trailer: A Mother Fights for a Better Life for Her Daughter in Sundance-Winning Drama
Written and directed by Elite Zexner, “Sand Storm” is a revealing look at wedding festivities as they get underway in a Bedouin village in Southern Israel.

The Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize Winner follows Jalila (Ruba Blal), a woman who finds herself in the uncomfortable position of hosting her husband Suliman’s (Hitham Omari ) marriage to a second, much younger wife. During the celebration, Jalila finds out that her eldest daughter Layla (Lamis Ammar ) is involved with a boy from her university – a strictly forbidden liaison that would shame the family. Trying to separate them, Jalila tries to contain Layla’s situation by clamping down on her, though Layla has different plans for her life.

“About eight years ago, I escorted an 18-year-old to her arranged marriage ceremony to a man she had never met and she told me had a boyfriend in college,” Zexer told IndieWire back
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