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Directed by Mohamed Diab

Egypt 2010 100 mins. In Arabic

Three Cairene women from very different backgrounds pull together in uneasy solidarity to combat the sexual harassment that has impacted each of their lives—and has become a general plague in their city. Based on real-life incidents that led to Egypt’s first anti-harassment legislation, Diab’s deftly woven narrative tells a gripping, timely tale of social injustice. Winner of the Silver Hugo for Best Film at the Chicago International Film Festival and the Best New Director Award at the Egyptian Oscars.

Genres: Drama

Appears in: Global Lens