Tania Kamal-Eldin is an independent filmmaker, videographer, and writer. Her films and videos have been screened in several venues and festivals throughout the world. Kamal-Eldin's work focuses on the Middle East and women's issues. She received her MFA in Visual Arts and is now a lecturer at the University of California at San Diego in the Communications Department. Currently, she is working on a personal essay documentary that takes place in Cairo, Egypt. (09/09)
Covered: The Hejab in Cairo, Egypt
A film by Tania Kamal-Eldin, 1995, 25 min., Color
Just over a decade ago it was hard to find women on the streets of Cairo who veiled, a custom that their forebearers struggled to overthrow at the beg...
A film by Tania Kamal-Eldin, 1999, 24 min., Color
"Tania Kamal-Eldin has once again produced a stunning video, a half-hour documentary, this time taking critical aim at Hollywood's abiding fascination...