In 2012 Dalya and her mother Rudayna fled Aleppo for Los Angeles as war took over. Months before, Rudayna learns a secret that destroys her marriage, leaving her single at midlife. Arriving in LA, Dalya enrolls as the only Muslim at Holy Family Catholic High School. Can mother and daughter remake themselves while holding on to their Islamic traditions?


presented by

Other Country Films

directed/produced by

Julia Meltzer

co-produced by

Mustafa Rony Zeno

worldwide distribution

Journeyman Pictures

photography by

Anne Etheridge

edited by

Catherine Hollander

music by

Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda

educational distribution