Screenwriter, director, producer, and lecturer, Hala Galal supports alternative and independent cinema in Egypt.
She directed more than 15 films and produced more than 10. Her long documentary “Women ChitChat” won the Silver Prize at the Arab Rotterdam Film Festival in 2005. Her latest documentary "From Cairo" has won numerous awards at Arab festivals.
In 2002, she initiated several film training workshops for young filmmakers to acquire the fundamentals of filmmaking.