the square

the square site

a film about the 2011 Egyptian revolution and its aftermath, by director Jehane Noujaim.

intro’d to the square as Jehane Noujaim shared the story of Ahmed Hassan et al at ted 2014.

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jehane noujaim post

The film puts the audience directly in the middle of the protests, and follows the lives of several young revolutionaries over the two and half years since. It charts their journey from the early euphoria of victory to the depths of despair as those victories unravel amid violent clashes and profound political confrontations among the secular revolutionaries, the Muslim Brotherhood and the military.

trailer:

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mockingjay ness et al

a quiet revolution

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