#AFF2106 Featured Docs – Taking on Female Sexuality and Harassment

Women’s sexuality and the sexual harassment of women are two hot topics of discussion internationally, and the Arab world is no exception. In Egypt specifically, about 95% of women report being sexually harassed on the street. That’s an enormous amount. Women are hypersexualized and their value is often based largely on their sexuality and their […]

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Another Kind of Girl Collective: Syrian Girls Make Movies

The Another Kind of Girl Collective is a series of workshops created for Syrian girls living in Jordanian refugee camps to learn about both the artistic and technical sides of photography and videography to help them tell their own stories. ┬áThe workshops were developed in 2014 by documentary filmmaker and educator Laura Doggett who was […]

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Deana Nassar Interviews Filmmaker Nagwa Ibrahim

  Nagwa Ibrahim is an Egyptian-American filmmaker as well as an immigration and criminal defense attorney. When legal advocacy proved to be not quite enough to satisfy her creativity Nagwa went back to school to study film and after writing and directing several of her own short films, she launched WitNas Productions, a visual media […]

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