The Space Between

In the wake of Sept. 11, a flight attendant must take a road trip with a Muslim boy.

Democracy & Human Rights, Peace & Conflicts

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About the Film

Lonely flight attendant Montine McLeod (Academy Award ® nominee Melissa Leo) becomes responsible for a 10-year-old Pakistani-American boy traveling solo when news of the 9/11 attacks grounds their flight in Texas. After learning the boy’s father works in the World Trade Center, McLeod musters the compassion she could never afford her own family, and the two embark on a heartrending road trip to meet an uncertain future in New York City.