Womens Chit Chat (Dardasha’ Nissaeyat)

  • Type: Documentary
  • Directed by: Hala Gala
  • Date: 1993
  • 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: Marwan Saber
  • Editor: Dalia El Nasser
  • Mixing: Ahmed Gaber
  • Production Manager: Maged Youssef
  • Sound: Ahmed Soliman

The film captures the evolution of Egyptian society and the problematic status of women as witnessed by several generations of the same family. A journey that reveals contradictory phenomena, one which leads us to delve into the deliberations of the feminist movement which was launched by Hoda Shaarawi in the 1920’s.