Women Making Democracy | Commedia Al-Ahzaan (Comedy of Sorrows)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Written in direct response to the ongoing revolution in Egypt, Ibrahim El-Husseini's Commedia Al-Ahzaan (Comedy of Sorrows) follows a young university-educated Egyptian woman through a series of encounters with different members of society. Through these encounters, she comes to realize how little she understands her own country.