looking for oum kulthum (2017)
90 min - Documentary

A biopic-like film of the legendary Om Kulthum ‎that’s presented in the format of a film within another film. The story follows an Iranian female filmmaker as she makes a film about Om Kulthum tracing the latter’s history all the way back to the her hometown exploring her story and how she become the woman who is regarded as the Arab world’s greatest singer.

Director: Shirin Neshat
Writer: Shoja Azari, Ahmad Diba, Shirin Neshat
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy, Morocco
Production: Agora Films, Coop99 Filmproduktion, Doha Film Institute, In Between Art Film, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, Schortcut Films, Vivo Film