Four Women of Egypt

TitleFour Women of Egypt
Publication TypeFilm
Year Released1997
AuthorsRached T
PerformersKazem S, Mitry W, Maklad S
Running Time90 min.
KeywordsQuatre femmes d'Égypte, Women's Rights

"Amina Rachid was raised in a non-religious, Westernized, aristocratic household before embracing Socialism and fighting for social justice. Another deeply committed activist, Shahenda Maklad, a Muslim, was a student demonstrator in Egypt’s national movement who lost her husband to a political assassination before pursuing political office herself. Her mentor, Wedad Mitry, a devout Christian, is a militant nationalist leader and author. Their friend, Safynaz Kazem, is a political journalist and strict Muslim. These four women are the subject of this impressive documentary exploration of opposing religious, social, and political views in modern-day Egypt. " (

Alternate TitleQuatre femmes d'Égypte
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