Hala is the story of a Pakistani-American teenage girl struggling against traditional parents who would destroy her freedom–& includes the mother’s struggle as well.
Once famous architect Bernadette is now devoted to raising her daughter until an unexpected Antarctica trip leads to getting back her groove.
A woman grieving over her mother’s death and her own mistakes sets out on an 1100-mile hike to do penance and renew her life, a secular pilgrimage.
May returns from NYC to Amman to prepare for her marriage to an American Muslim professor, but her Christian mother is against it. Then she too has doubts.
Based on a true story about a pregnant teenager seeking her birth father. He insists she obtain an abortion, so she runs away, getting help at a clinic.
At Christmas Madea finds herself in the middle of a struggle of a black mother and her daughter, the former disapproving her marriage to a white.
In a Muslim country where women are not allowed to drive or move freely about a young girl sets her heart on buying a bicycle, forbidden to her sex. The obstacles which she has to overcome are formidable, but as a symbol of freedom, she will go to great lengths to obtain her dream despite the opposition of her mother and teachers who go along with their status as possessions of men.