DAYS OF DEMOCRACY

EG 1996, D Ateyyat El-Abnoudy, Print b/w, DVD from 16mm, 70 min, Arabic OV with English SUB and electronic German SUB, Typecast Films

Introduction by Gina Annunziata

Days of Democracy provides insights into the history of the struggle of Egyptian women for the right to vote; its main section documents the parliamentary election of 1995. The director travelled throughout cities and provinces to interview women candidates and show them campaigning for election.

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Acronyms
amer. American English
b/w Black and white
OV Original version
SUB Subtitles
+SUB electronic live subtitling (below the image)
INT Intertitles
Countries
AT Austria
FRG Federal Republic of Germany (historic)
BLR Belarus
DE Germany
CAN Canada
GDR German Democratic Republic (historic)
EGY Egypt
FR France
GB Great Britain
URY Uruguay
BRA Brasil
SWE Sweden
UKR Ukraine
PL Poland
IDN Indonesia
PRT Portugal
HRV Croatia
ECU Ecuador
HUN Hungary
AUS Australia
IT Italy
MEX Mexico
IND India
Gina Annunziata

Gina Annunziata teaches History of Cinema at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples. In 2010, she holds a PhD in “Visual Studies” form University of Siene - The Italian Institute of Human Sciences (SUM). Her principal research interests lie primarily in otherness in Italian cinema and in Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East. She is also Member of the Scientific Committee of the Academic Book Series Postcolonial Film and Media Studies directed by L. De Franceschi for the Italian publisher Aracne (Rome). She also works as independent film curator and, since 2008, she collaborates with national and international film festivals.

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