The documentary, directed by Donia Maher is the result of a collaboration between Emilie Vidal (Interarts Foundation, Barcelona) and Donia Maher (Hassala, Cairo) in the framework of the Tandem/Shaml programme.
Balady arises from the fear of a woman who wonders if bellydance reflects the contradictions of her multiple identities. How are our bodies affected by gender stereotypes? How do we move in a rapidly-changing society? Can our bodies, our art practices in general, influence our political context and generate freedom?
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