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  • Three women work to assure the  legitimacy of Egypt's recent multiparty elections.

    Three women work to assure the legitimacy of Egypt's recent multiparty elections.

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  • Bosayna Kamel wields a camera and freshly manicured nails as she makes her case for democracy in Egypt

    Bosayna Kamel wields a camera and freshly manicured nails as she makes her case for democracy in Egypt

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  • Ghada Shahbandar sits outside Egypt’s Judges Club.

    Ghada Shahbandar sits outside Egypt’s Judges Club.

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  • Protesters explain the urgency of their cause – standing in solidarity with Egypt’s reformist judges.

    Protesters explain the urgency of their cause – standing in solidarity with Egypt’s reformist judges.

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  • Ghada Shahbandar and another monitor from Shayfeen.com record the activities of Cairo’s polling stations.

    Ghada Shahbandar and another monitor from Shayfeen.com record the activities of Cairo’s polling stations.

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  • Her move from newscaster to activist brought Bosayna Kamel out to the streets.

    Her move from newscaster to activist brought Bosayna Kamel out to the streets.

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  • Standing outside the UN in New York, Engi Haddad discusses strategy.

    Standing outside the UN in New York, Engi Haddad discusses strategy.

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The Film

Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election’s legitimacy. The women provide unprecedented access to activists operating in and around the highest levels of both government and opposition groups.

The Filmmakers

  1. Sherief ElkatshaDirector
  2. Don EdkinsProducer
  3. Mette HeideProducer
  4. Alan HaylingProducer