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Dir.: Shirin Neshat | 90 minutes

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Germany, Austria, Italy, Morocco, Qatar, Lebanon, France 2017 | 90 minutes | English, Arabic, Persian | Hebrew, English subtitles

A filmmaker sets out to make a movie about the greatest Egyptian performer, Oum Kulthum, but meets ongoing obstacles by the men around her. Iranian artist Shirin Neshat presents a meta-biography, through which she explores the status of women and what changes have occurred in the past two decades.