A.K.A. Nadia

Directed by Tova Ascher. 115 minutes. Not Rated. Arabic and Hebrew with subtitles.

Presented as part of the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.

Nadia is a 20-year-old Arab woman conducting a secret love affair with Nimer, a PLO activist. After moving to England, Nimer is caught by the authorities and Nadia is left alone. A shady character provides her with the Israeli passport of a young Jewish woman, enabling her to return to Israel.

Twenty years later Nadia is now Maya, a successful choreographer married to Yoav, a Jewish official at the Ministry of Justice. When Nimer reappears in Jerusalem, Nadia's past catches her up to her.