Pioneer High

In 1969, Pioneer High in Ann Arbor Michigan is ripe with revolution as the Vietnam war is nearing its end. Hala, a new emigrant from Palestine, joins Pioneer High wearing pants which is strictly against school policy for girls. Disorientated and weak in English, Hala, an unsuspecting, rebel repeatedly disobeys the rules, wearing pants day after day. The teacher sees his authority slipping and a revolt brewing as he is loosing control of his classroom to the new girl's influence.

Director(s): Suha Araj

Actor(s):Noura Boustany-Jost, Amy-Helene Carlson, Robert Meksin

Duration: 9 min.

Production:Nilou Safinya, Darren Dean