When A Woman Sings

  • Type: Documentary
  • Directed by: Mustapha Hasnaoui
  • Date: 2004
  • Duration: 52 Minutes
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Production: Misr International Films, Ognon Pictures, Zentropa, Les Fils Chafic Fathallah
  • Producers: Gabriel Khoury, Marianne Khoury, Humbert Balsan
  • Director Of Photography: Tamer Joseph
  • Editor: Dalia El Nasser
  • Mixing: Gomaa Abdel Latif
  • Production Manager: Maged Youssef
  • Sound: Hassan Abou Gabal, Khaled Romani

The film attempts to examine the issue of women and modernisation, women and body, women and power through songs and segments from the lives of singers such as Munira el Mahdeya, Om Kulthoum among others. When a Woman Sings seeks to link and compare the past with the present.