Hala Galal

AFAC Documentary Program - 2019
Hala Galal is an Egyptian director, script writer and producer. As such, she directed 18 films and produced more than 15 films. Her feature documentary Women Chitchat won the Silver Prize at the Arab Rotterdam Film Festival in 2006. Since 2002, she initiated several education opportunities, providing young potential filmmakers with basics of filmmaking, and helped create networks to support independent filmmaking in Egypt and the Arab region. She co-founded “SEMAT Production and Distribution” which she has been managing since its inception. Hala was a jury member in numerous international, regional and local festivals, as well as head of the “Caravan of the Euro-Arab Cinema Festival” and the “Masry Asly” festival.