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Aly Elsotohy

Director, Aly Elsotohy, speaks about his proud moments making his profile reportage 'Sisa, Iron Lady', winner of the BBC Arabic Festival ‘Reportage Award'

Sisa Iron Lady - Reportage by Ali ElSotohy, 3'

Sisa’s husband died while she was pregnant with their first child. This short report tells the extraordinary story of how she has spent the past 43 years dressing as a man in order to work and support her child. Sisa, Iron Lady illustrates her determination to overcome gender bias.

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