karima Abboud : first female photographer in Palestine

Karima Abboud, born in the late 19th century, is the first professional female photographer in Palestine, and likely in the Arab world. Through her letters and photographs, the film provides a glimpse into the life and work of a woman during the years leading up to the Nakba. This excerpt is in Arabic with English subtitles, and the film is available in a paid version.

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Karima Abboud (1893 - 1940)

22 minutes, 2012
Direction & Producing : Mahasen NASSER-ELDIN (Palestine)

The film is available in a paid version : https://mubi.com/en/tn/films/restored-pictures

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