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PROJECT
Documentary

STATUS
Development

FUNDRAISING GOAL
$575,000

Egypt, a Love Story

Souad Zaki was a popular Jewish singer in 1940’s Egypt, married to a Muslim musician, and after immigrating to Israel, lived a double life: in the mornings she was a cleaning lady and in the evenings a singer. Souad’s granddaughter Iris brings her tempestuous story to life in a hybrid cinematic project that crosses nations, cultures, and religions, bringing together sweeping periodical plotlines with the intimate documentary journey of the director and her father, into their complex identity.

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