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African Summer: African Footsteps: Egypt/Lamu

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Continuing the documentary series in which celebrities travel to selected African destinations in order to explore the continent for themselves.

Feminist writer Nawal El Saadawi presents her personal vision of Egypt. She explores the bustling streets of Cairo, before travelling to the Temple of Isis on the banks of the River Nile. Along the way, she talks of her dream of Egypt as a truly democratic country whose people are free to express their opinions, and in which women are "totally liberated."
Plus, television presenter Mariella Frostrup visits the paradise island of Lamu off the coast of Kenya. Its isolated location has helped to preserve its unspoilt beauty, and has attracted a new community of rich expatriates who now live alongside the local Muslim population.
Directors Celia Lowenstein and Andrew Snell
Series producer Roy Ackerman
*See This Week: page 11

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Presenter: Nawal El Saadawi
Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Director: Celia Lowenstein
Director: Andrew Snell
Series Producer: Roy Ackerman

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African Summer: African Footsteps: Egypt/Lamu

BBC Two England, 24 August 1995 20.00






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