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In light of the revolution: about women and art in Cairo

55 min.DK/Documentary

The Arab Spring strikes Egypt in 2011. Driven by empathy, satire and burning passion female artists take courage and their art becomes radical. In the film we meet eight women, musicians, visual artists, a photographer, a filmmaker and their art. In this period of time their art is more than just a matter of beauty. It is an active, critical voice in the public, where the military and the Muslim Brotherhood are struggling to set the agenda. Impressions and reflections are processed into artistic expression. Hope is maintained and the women encourage the audience to take a position.
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Original title I lyset af revolutionen: om kvinder og kunst i Kairo
Danish title I lyset af revolutionen: om kvinder og kunst i Kairo
Other titles In light of the revolution: about women and art in Cairo
Keywords Egypt, Political circumstances, Revolution, The Arab Spring, Women, Art
Director Lone Falster, Iben Haahr Andersen
Screenplay Lone Falster
Producer Anja Dalhoff
Director of Photography Iben Haahr Andersen
Editor Jørgen Kastrup
Production country Denmark, Egypt
Production companies Danish Doc Production
Danish festival release 03.09.2015, Empire, Salaam Filmfestival

Companies

Production companies Danish Doc Production

Direction

Direction Lone Falster
Direction Iben Haahr Andersen

Script

Screenplay Lone Falster

Production

Producer Anja Dalhoff

Cinematography

Cinematographer Iben Haahr Andersen

Editing

Editor Jørgen Kastrup

Sound

Sound Iben Haahr Andersen

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