Jordan’s ‘Al-Rawabi School for Girls’ six-episode series premiered on leading streaming platform Netflix on Saturday, gaining noticeable attention from Arabic viewers and critics across the region.
Created and written by Tima Shomali and Shirin Kamal in collaboration with Islam Al-Shomali, ‘Al-Rawabi School for Girls’ tells the story of a bullied high school girl who gathers a group of other outcasts to plot the perfect revenge against their tormentors.
The show stars Rakeen Sa’ad, Andria Tayeh, Noor Taher, Joanna Arida, Salsabiela, and Yara Mustafa, in addition to famous actresses Nadera Emran and Reem Saadeh.
‘Al-Rawabi School for Girls’ was released in 190 countries around the world and is available in over 32 languages with audio and written descriptions for disabled individuals.
The show has received mixed reviews, with some saying that they related to the main characters, while others claiming that the series does not reflect the Jordanian community properly.