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Arabic language films
|Named Person:||Nafea Hend|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gini Reticker; Beth Levison; Nafea Hend; ZAG Line Pictures,; Independent Television Service,; Fork Films,; Artemis Rising Foundation,; Center for Independent Documentary,
|Language Note:||In Arabic and English; with optional English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Originally released as a documentary in 2015.
Special features include six short films about women and their unwavering quest for social justice and freedom: Keeping the promise (Tunisia), directed by Mona Eldaief ; Life’s sentence (Egypt) directed by Dalia Ali ; Wake up, Benghazi! (Libya) directed by Cameron Hickey ; Our oath (Bahrain) directed by Lauren Feeney ; Brides of Peace (Syria) directed by Lauren Feeney ; When Is the Time (Yemen) directed by Lauren Feeney. Shorts are a production of of ZAG Line Pictures, LLC and Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; in association with Fork Films, Artemis Rising Foundation and Center For Independent Documentary.
"The trial of spring [project] is created by Oscar Nominated Gini Reticker and Abigail Disney, the team behind the award-winning documentary, PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL, and Executive Producers of the celebrated PBS special series, WOMEN, WAR & PEACE"--Fork films.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Tamer Ashry; film editor, Jenny Golden; music composed, Blake Leyh.|
|Performer(s):||Featuring Hend Nafea, a young Egyptian human-rights worker who had been vocal throughout the multiple throes of Egypt’s recent revolutions and coups.|
|Awards:||Traverse City Film Festival, 2015: Founders Prize Special Award (Gini Reticker).|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Feature film The trials of spring --
Disc 2. Shorts: Our oath (4:56) --
Life's sentence (4:30) --
Wake up, Benghazi! (9:12) --
Brides of peace (9:16) --
Keeping the promise (4:54) --
When is the time? (6:44).
|Other Titles:||Our oath.
Wake up, Benghazi!
Brides of peace.
Keeping the promise.
When is the time?
|Responsibility:||Fork Films presents ; producer, Beth Levison ; director, Gini Reticker ; a co-production of ZAG Line Pictures, LLC and Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; in association with Fork Films, Artemis Rising Foundation and Center For Independent Documentary.|
Shorts tell the stories of nine women who played central roles in the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermaths in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.
- Hend, Nafea.
- Women human rights workers -- Egypt -- Biography.
- Protest movements -- Egypt -- 21st century.
- Egypt -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- Women and war -- Egypt.
- Arab Spring, 2010- -- Case studies.
- Protest movements -- Arab countries -- 21st century.
- Women and war -- Arab countries.
- Women and peace -- Arab countries.
- Women, Arab -- Political activity -- 21st century.
- Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- Democratization -- Arab countries -- 21st century.