She Spoke The Unspeakable
June 15, 2017
The Egyptian author Nawal El Saadawi is a global legend, as outspoken, hilarious and totally un-self-censored at 85 as she ever was, she remains a force of nature. Imagine… visits her at home in Cairo and travels with her to the village where she was born.
A writer of over 50 books and a winner of numerous international awards, she is famed as a pioneer in the fight against female genital mutilation, to which she herself was subjected. In this edition of the programme, she addresses some of the world’s biggest challenges in a surprising and personal way.
‘A timely object lesson in courage, defiance and grace under fire’
Guardian, Pick of the Day
‘fascinating film’ Daily Telegraph
‘a bold and engaging portrait of a remarkable woman’
Sunday Times, Pick of the Day
|Film Editor||Allen Charlton|
|Presenter and Imagine series editor||Alan Yentob|