Directed by May El Hossamy.

Synopsis

Between tradition and modernity, a woman’s body is marketed, honored, or mutilated, and her destiny is irrevocably linked to blood.

In the Name of Tradition was an official selection of the 2014 WVN Online Film Festival.

About May El Hossamy

May El Hossamy is an Egyptian artist, photographer and documentary filmmaker. She was born in Cairo in 1980. She currently lives and works in Cairo. May has received her BFA in engraving from the school of Fine Arts in Cairo 2003 and her master degree in Art in the subject of Symbolism in ancient Egypt, at Aix-Marseille University in 2005. May’s main concerns are women in the Middle East, public awareness, religious conflicts and human rights.