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Four Daughters is a Tunisian masterpiece – what makes the film groundbreaking

Four Daughters is a Tunisian masterpiece – what makes the film groundbreaking

FOUR Daughters is the story of a Tunisian family torn apart by an extremist Islamic group. It’s won several major documentary awards and was nominated for a Best Feature Documentary Oscar. This makes its director Kaouther Ben Hania the first Arab woman ever to receive two Oscar nominations. FLORENCE MARTIN, Dean John B. Van Meter Professor of French Transnational Studies, Goucher College Ben Hania has blazed a trail with powerful and politically poignant films featuring women and is the subject of several studies by North African cinema expert Florence Martin. We asked her to tell us more. Who is Kaouther…
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