Land of Women

    • Nada Riyadh, Ayman El Amir
    • Egypt
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    Logline

    In a conservative village in the south of Egypt, dominated by patriarchy, oppressive priests and secular tension, a group of Coptic teenage girls refuse the traditional roles forced upon them, by forming all-female street theatre troupe. A coming-of-age portrait of girls at the crossroads of their lives.

    Project information

    Selected for
    IDFA Forum 2021
    Countries of production
    Egypt
    Countries of co-production
    Denmark, France
    Production status
    Start production

    Credits

    Director
    Nada Riyadh, Ayman El Amir
    Production
    Ayman El Amir for Felucca Films
    Co-production
    Mette-Ann Schepelern for Magma film and TV, Marc Irmer for Dolce Vita Films
    Screenplay
    Ayman El Amir, Nada Riyadh
    Financier
    Olena Decock for Hot Docs Blue Ice Documentary Fund, Rasmus Steen for International Media Support, Jennifer Phan for American Film Showcase, Melanie de Vocht for IDFA Bertha Fund, Khalil Benkirani for Doha Film Institute, Soleil Gharbieh for Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Beirut Cinema Platform

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