عندما تغني المرأة = Quand la femme chante = When a woman sings
[Beirut?] : Prime Pictures, 2006.
Video — 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo.Dolby Digital. Video: PAL. Digital: video file; region 2.DVD video.
The film attempts to examine the issues of women and modernization, women and body, women and power in Egypt in the 20th century through songs and segments from the lives of women singers such as Munira el Mahdeya, Om Kulthoum, and seeks to link and compare the past with the present through some classic film clips, interviews with musicians and scholars, and taped interviews with the two singers themselves.
عندما تغني المرأة [ڤيديو] = When a woman sings /
Seattle, Wash. : Arab Film Distribution, 2004.
Video — 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"When a woman sings is volume seven in the Women pioneers collection, a film series exploring the impact that a number of remarkable women have made on the Arab world in a variety of fields throughout the early part of the twentieth century ... examines the impact singers Umm Kulthum and Mounira El-Mahdeya had on Egyptian politics and society during the first half of the 20th century. Through classic film clips, interviews with musicians and scholars, and taped interviews with the two singers themselves, we learn just how far-reaching their influence was"--Container.