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The Light In Her Eyes

Season 25, Episode 5 of 14
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Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway -- women are claiming space within the mosque. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, "The Light in Her Eyes" offers a portrait of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their aspirations.

Previously Aired

day time channel
3/21/2014 3 p.m. PBS HD
8/1/2014 8 p.m. UA Channel
8/2/2014 2 a.m. UA Channel
8/3/2014 5 p.m. UA Channel
8/4/2014 4 a.m. UA Channel
8/8/2014 2 p.m. UA Channel

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