Movie review: 'The Judge' gives a compelling look at first female judge in a Middle Eastern sharia court

Erika Cohn’s “The Judge” is an informative portrait of Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female judge in a sharia court in the Middle East, and a compelling view of the Islamic legal system.

Joshua Terry is an award-winning writer and photographer who also teaches English composition for Weber State University. He has written weekly film reviews for the Deseret News since 2013.