When A Woman Sings

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

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.