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Jeanne D'arc Masriya (Egyptian Jeanne D'arc)
Influenced by Carl Dreyer’s THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (1928), EGYPTIAN JEANNE D’ARC is a modern documentary fusing genres through dance, poetic narrative and mythology to examine women's circumstances in present day Egypt. In the context of post-revolution Egypt, the film explores issues of women’s emancipation by drawing attention to women’s repression and their feelings of guilt particularly amongst Egyptian female artistes.
2016 / Arabic and English dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 85 mins
Genre: Non-fiction, Biography and Creative Documentary
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References
Director: Iman Kamel
Producer: Talal Al-Muhanna, Iman Kamel
Scriptwriter: Iman Kamel, Klaus Freund
DOP: Ute Freund
Editor: Klaudia Begic
Composer: Frieder Butzmann
Cast: Nahla Sebaei, Reem Hatem, Sara Hassan, Salma El Tarzi, Dina El Wedidi, Nada Hasan, Iman Kamel, Elena Giannotti
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