Saudi Sisters

Women Actors Reclaim Power in the Pronouns Era

May 12, 2021 Aixa Kay & Ida Alkusay Season 1 Episode 4
Saudi Sisters
Women Actors Reclaim Power in the Pronouns Era
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Saudi Sisters
Women Actors Reclaim Power in the Pronouns Era
May 12, 2021 Season 1 Episode 4
Aixa Kay & Ida Alkusay

Is there a stigma to being an actor?  Are women actors regarded differently than men actors?  Has there been a shift in the role gender plays in the world of acting?  In this episode, Ida and Aixa consult with fellow actors in Saudi Arabia and Canada about their perspectives.  And while progress is something to be celebrated, Aixa confesses to Ida feeling resentful as a generation that missed out in Saudi Arabia. 

Actor Credits:

  • Sumayah Rida: IG @Sumayahrida
  • Kyra Weston: IG @kyrawestonn
  • Sarah Marchand: IG @sarahmarchand
  • Leysan Timirboulatova: IG @leysantimirboulatova

Filmmakers Mentioned:

  • Hind Alfahhad - هند الفهاد
  • Reema Almajid - ريما الماجد
  • Hana Abdullah Alomair - هناء عبدالله العمير
  • Haifaa Al Mansour - هيفاء المنصور
  • Sara Balghonaim - سارة بالغنيم

Organizations Mentioned:

  • Women of Color Unite: https://wocunite.org
  • Women In Film TV Vancouver: https://www.womeninfilm.ca




Show Notes

Is there a stigma to being an actor?  Are women actors regarded differently than men actors?  Has there been a shift in the role gender plays in the world of acting?  In this episode, Ida and Aixa consult with fellow actors in Saudi Arabia and Canada about their perspectives.  And while progress is something to be celebrated, Aixa confesses to Ida feeling resentful as a generation that missed out in Saudi Arabia. 

Actor Credits:

  • Sumayah Rida: IG @Sumayahrida
  • Kyra Weston: IG @kyrawestonn
  • Sarah Marchand: IG @sarahmarchand
  • Leysan Timirboulatova: IG @leysantimirboulatova

Filmmakers Mentioned:

  • Hind Alfahhad - هند الفهاد
  • Reema Almajid - ريما الماجد
  • Hana Abdullah Alomair - هناء عبدالله العمير
  • Haifaa Al Mansour - هيفاء المنصور
  • Sara Balghonaim - سارة بالغنيم

Organizations Mentioned:

  • Women of Color Unite: https://wocunite.org
  • Women In Film TV Vancouver: https://www.womeninfilm.ca