Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (2012)

Lana Al Sennawy (Egypt)

In the midst of a growing social and religious oppression in Egypt, something as simple as an on screen kiss has become taboo. This is a ‘short trip down memory lane’ to a time when love was not frowned upon and on-screen kisses were greeted with applause.

Lana Al Sennawy works in the field of advertising and online content. She has a background in filmmaking, and works now as a freelance photographer and film editor. She also writes for Al Masry Al Youm daily newspaper.