Land of Women

    • Nada Riyadh, Ayman El Amir
    • Egypt
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    In a conservative village in south of Egypt, dominated by patriarchy, oppressive priests and secular tension, a group of Coptic girls refuses 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.

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    Start production
    Estimated length
    90 min


    Nada Riyadh, Ayman El Amir
    Ayman El Amir for Felucca Films, Nada Riyadh for Felucca Films
    Mette-Ann Schepelern for Magma film and TV, Marc Irmer for Dolce Vita Films

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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