The Egyptian actress, Menna Shalaby, affirmed that women in Arab societies are not decision-makers, and those responsible for the film industry should give them the role that befits them.
This came during her speech at a seminar entitled “Empowerment The woman, which was held within the activities of the fourth edition of the El Gouna Film Festival, during which Shalabi announced her wish that women would obtain their right in society.
And she said: “We live in a male society, But when a woman gets a real opportunity, she can invest it well and advertise herself. “
She added:” In the film industry there are not many products, so the expression of women’s issues is very weak. I hope to present works that express the joy and victory of women to the extent that they present them with works that are oppressed and weak.
Regarding her opinion on the issue of harassment, she said: “I see that harassment is a dangerous phenomenon caused by a lack of awareness, I refuse for a man to treat a woman as if it were a piece of meat, and a man should respect the woman because she is the wife, mother and sister.
About her new artistic projects, she explained that she is participating in the starring of one episode of the series “Namira.” 2 “With the artist Ahmed Malik, as voiced by Her happiness to work with the star Mohamed Heneidy for the first time in the film “The Nemes and the People” by Sherif Arafa.
It is noteworthy that the activities of “Cinema El Gouna” began last Friday and will continue until October 30th. The first, in its fourth session, the festival awards the Egyptian artist Khaled El-Sawy the Creative Achievement Award.
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