The present Doodle, outlined by Cairo-based visitor craftsman Mariam ElReweny, praises the 112th birthday celebration of a pioneer in Egyptian film, the multi-hyphenate on-screen character, maker, chief, manager, outfit fashioner, and arranger Bahiga Hafez on her 112th birthday celebration. Hafez was broadly known as a gigantic ability on camera just as in the background and brought a portion of Egypt’s most punctual element movies to the big screen.
Bahiga Hafez was conceived on this day in 1908 in the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria on the Mediterranean Sea. She earned a degree in music arrangement in Paris in 1930 and afterward came back to Egypt, where she had achievement making music for the record organizations of the day. Her vocation before long took a turn when she was given a role as the female lead in the film “Zeinab” (1930), for which she likewise made the soundtrack.
After a short time, Hafez was propelled to disclose to her own accounts and opened Fanar Film Company with her better half Mahmoud Hamdi. In 1932, the organization discharged its first film, “al-Dahaya” (“The Victims”), and Hafez molded the whole film process as lead entertainer, maker, editorial manager, outfit architect, and author.
Hafez proceeded to create and coordinate various movies over the accompanying two decades and later settled a powerful social salon in Cairo to help the city’s aesthetic network. Her work helped prepare for the beginning of what is broadly viewed as Egyptian film’s brilliant age during the 1940s, and she is portrayed in the Doodle fine art wearing an ensemble motivated by the numerous rich closets she structured from this period of film.
The first form of “al-Dahaya” was rediscovered in 1995 and appeared at the National Film Festival in Cairo, acquainting another age with Hafez’s work.
Shukran, Bahiga Hafez, your endeavors set everything up for ages of producers to come!