Land of Women

    • Nada Riyadh, Ayman El Amir
    • Egypt
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    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
    Countries of co-production
    Denmark, France
    Production status
    Start production


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