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Konstanze Burkard
Erik Sick, Stefanie Gartmann
Sandra Brandl

Germany 2015, 52’, Arabic, English with English and Italian subtitles

Nawal El Saadawi is well-known over the world as a writer and feminist. She is one of the most important champions of the women’s movement in her Egyptian homeland. The documentary charts the most important stages in the life of a woman who risked her life for her convictions more than once. Nawal El Saadawi’s biography encompasses more than eight decades of contemporary Egyptian history as experienced from a female perspective claiming the non-negotiable demands of Egypt’s women – and that irrespective of what the current political ruler is called…