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The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni

The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni

Original Title: Ikhtifaat Soad Hosni ath-Thalathat
Directors: Rania Stephan
Lebanon
Arabic with subtitles
70 min min
Spotlight Middle East
ReelWomen
Docufest

Synopsis:
One of the most revered actresses in Middle Eastern cinema, Soad Hosni was a staple of the Egyptian screen in the 1960s and 1970s. This unconventional, lovingly crafted tribute recreates Hosni’s life story exclusively through her fictional performances, mined from VHS tapes that preserve this rich period of Egyptian film history.

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Rania Stephan
Sponsors
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation