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  • Cairo 6,7,8

    2010. Egypt. Mohamed Diab. 100 min.

Saturday, March 26, 2011, 3:30 p.m.

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  • Cairo 6,7,8

    2010. Egypt. Directed by Mohamed Diab. Diab's Cairo 6,7,8 intersects the stories of three women of very different social and economic status in Cairo as they converge in their collective desire to combat sexual harassment. A wealthy, secular young woman who is molested at football match is revealed to be just as vulnerable as the devout Muslim wife of limited means who must ride the bus with marauding men. Given the cultural and religious implications of family life and gender division, the women look to collective action, the media and even violence as routes to freedom. 100 min.

In the Film exhibition New Directors/New Films 2011

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