AI, Deception, and Women’s Plight: The Unfolding Drama in “Sot w Soura”


Head of the Catholic Church sporting a white Balenciaga puffer coat; Donald Trump being arrested by police forces; Drake covering Wegz’s hit song El Bakht: none of these scenes or songs are true, but artificial intelligence (AI) has loosely blurred the line between fiction and reality. Egypt’s Sot w Soura (Sound and Picture) has ignited profound conversations on the on the daunting effects of social media, artificial intelligence, and their influence on public perception. Directed by Mohammed Abdel Tawab and written by Mohammed Suleiman Abdul-Mali, this 30-episode series navigates the realms of societal issues, trauma, corruption, while narrating a gripping murder mystery. The series features a star-studded cast, including Hanan Motawie, Sedky Sakhr, Naglaa Badr, Nadine Farrag, Fadwa Abed, Walid Fawaz, Mourad Makram, and Amr Wahba. In my opinion, Sot w Soura is one of the important shows that have emerged in recent years. Aside from addressing important issues, the show is incredibly realistic — showcasing how, more often than not, the ‘bad’ guys can win, and drones into the potentially dangerous and harmful impact of social media and AI. Note: Stop reading here if you want to avoid spoilers. The…

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