Sultana’s reign


At the French Institute:

FRI 07/06 ● 10pm
In the presence of director Hadi Moussally

FRI 13/06 ● 4pm

Title: Sultana’s reign
Direction: Hadi Moussally
Cast: Sultana of New York
Production: h7o7
Distribution: h7o7
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 10’
Country: France
Year: 2023
O.V. in English. Subtitles in Spanish

Festivals: Dublin (queer cinema), Paris (trendy film), Toronto (queer cinema of Palestine)

First showing in Spain

Sultana of New York is a Palestinian drag queen, performer, and artist. Reflecting on her journey from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, to then New York, she speaks about the challenges of performing drag in conservative societies, her nostalgia for the glory days and the glamour of Egyptian cinema icons, and her struggle to prove her existence and her self-expression as a performer and artist.

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