SOUMAYA – Review by Martha K Baker

Soraya Hachoumi electrifies Soumaya the minute she appears on screen. Hachoumi takes the title role of a manager and trainer at a company hired for security at Charles de Gaulle Airport. Soumaya has worked for that company for 14 years and is raising her young daughter with the help of her mother.

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SOUMAYA – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Soumaya is based on actual events that occurred after the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, and the fact that it had to overcome so many obstacles in order to get made shows how crucial it is that it finally did — and that it be seen. The story centers on a woman who is fired from her airport security job solely because she’s Muslim. Soumaya is a compelling, thought-provoking film that will stay with you.

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