Seeing in Between: Samar Yazbek Interviewed
Category: AFAC Documentary Program
Samar Yazbek, renowned Syrian writer, journalist and activist, took part in the Syrian uprising of 2011 and was forced into exile in Paris. Fighting with her words and work for justice and freedom against dictatorship and fundamentalism, she offers a human insight into the Syrian tragedy. The film is an intimate portrait of our evolving dialogue shot over more than 4 years.
The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni - Feature Documentary
Category: Arab Documentary Film Program
The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni is a documentary about Soad Hosni, the star of Egyptian cinema from 1959 to 1991, who committed suicide in London in 2001 at the age of 59. Her tragic end and taboo death moved the Arab world. The film reveals the tensions around representations of Arab women today, in the Orient as well as in the West.