Director: Nour Wahid
Producers: Sean Southey & Meesha Brown
2018 | 6 min
Middle East | North America
Lebanon | Syria | USA
Languages: Arabic, English
Winner of the PLURAL+ & SIMA Award 2018.
Cross World is a short film focusing on the theme of “The #Personal is the #Political”, and highlighting the experience of #refugee #women. An intimate conversation between two refugee girls who have never met. Aya, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee girl and, Justinah, a 23-year-old South Sudanese refugee girl shares the same story. Today in Lebanon, Aya is forced to marry at the age 14, she finds hope in Justinah who went through the same experience when she was a child. Today in New York, Justinah is attending the CSW to raise Aya’s voice to end Child marriage.