Tunisian film tackling social taboos to be screened at Rawabet

Ahram Online, Wednesday 1 Jun 2011

National Hymen, a documentary that tackles social taboos in Arab societies, will be presented at Rawabet Theatre on Saturday 4 June

National Hymen

A Tunisian documentary film titled National Hymen by filmmaker Jamel Mokni will be screened at Townhouse Gallery on 4 June.

The film tackles social taboos and double standards in Arab societies.

The screening has been organised by Nazra for Feminist Studies, a research organisation on women's rights which has recently initiated a cultural program that tackles social taboos in Egypt.

The documentary screening starts at 7pm at the Rawabet Theatre in the Townhouse Gallery, 10 Nabrawy Street, off Champollion Street, Downtown Cairo.

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