ESSENTIAL CINEMA

SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY

Written by Wahid Hamid
Cinematography by Samir Bahzan
Editing by Mona Rabei
Original music by Tamer Karawan
Cast: Mona Zaki, Hassan El Raddad, Nahed El Sebai
Egypt, 2009, Art Mattan, BluRay, color, 134 min.
Arabic with English subtitles

 

The legendary Scheherazade entertained a king by telling him intriguing stories which kept her alive for 1001 nights. In Yousry Nasrallah’s film SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY (2009), three Egyptian women tell their life stories on TV as encouragement and support for other women experiencing oppression at the hands of men.

 

Screening Info

Tuesday, March 5, 7 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Village
(2700 W. Anderson Lane)

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