Hidden Faces

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1990 / 52 minutes

Directed by
Kim Longinotto
Country of production
United Kingdom

This film reveals contradictions in the lives of Egyptian women in Muslim society. Living abroad, Safaa Fathy returns to Egypt to interview the internationally renowned feminist writer Nawal El Saadawi. Through her efforts she becomes disillusioned, demonstrating the conflict between modernity and tradition in a Muslim environment.

Language and subtitles
Arabic with English Subtitles
Region
North and Northeast Africa
Country
Egypt
Keywords
Gender Role and Identity Development projects