The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni

Rania Stephan  |  Arab Documentary Film Program  |  2009  |  Lebanon
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.