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Speed Sisters

Author: Amber FaresAvi GoldsteinJessica DevaneyRabab Haj YahyaMarah ZahalkaAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : First Run Features, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Arabic : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the heart of the gritty, male dominated Palestinian street car racing scene. Weaving together their lives on and off the track, this takes viewers on a surprising journey into the drive to go further and faster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amber Fares; Avi Goldstein; Jessica Devaney; Rabab Haj Yahya; Marah Zahalka; Noor Daoud; Mona Ennab; Betty Saadeh; Maysoon Jayyusi; SocDoc Studios,; First-Run Features (Firm),
Language Note: In Arabic and English with English subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
OCLC Number: 967967221
Notes: Documentary.
Widescreen.
Program content: ©2015.
Credits: Director, Amber Fares.
Performer(s): Featuring Marah Zahalka, Noor Daoud, Betty Saadeh, Mona Ennab, Maysoon Jayyusi.
Awards: HotDocs 2015, Official Selection; Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015, Official Selection; IFI Documentary Festival 2015, Audience Award, Best Feature; Adelaide Film Festival, Best Documentary; DOC NYC 2015, Official Selection; Reykjavik International Film Festival 2015, Official Selection.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Extra feature: The speed sisters official soundtrack.
Other Titles: Speed Sisters :
Responsibility: a SocDoc Studios production ; directed & produced by Amber Fares ; produced by Avi Goldstein, Jessica Devaney

Abstract:

The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the heart of the gritty, male dominated Palestinian street car racing scene. Weaving together their lives on and off the track, this takes viewers on a surprising journey into the drive to go further and faster than anyone thought they could.
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