The Aswan International Women’s Film Festival has selected one of the members of the ANHAR network, director Hala Galal as artistic director of the festival and a general supervisor of the feature film competition.
Hala Galal is the first woman to take over as the artistic director of one of the Egyptian festivals throughout history. Galal graduated from the Higher Institute of Cinema and the Faculty of Media at Cairo University. She directed and produced several films, including “Women’s Chat”, “Bahaa Taher”
She co-founded and managed Semat to support young talents, and also is a founding member of ANHAR.