|Director: Jehane Noujaim||Country: Egypt / US|
|Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Ramy Essam||Production Year: 2013|
This Oscar-nominated documentary gives a first-hand account of the recent turmoil in Egypt by focusing on the symbolic heart of the revolution, Tahrir Square. Shot over the last three years, the film follows real-life revolutionaries from the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak to the rise to power of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Combining hand-held footage of violent clashes with awe-inspiring aerial shots of Tahrir Square, Jehane Noujaim’s film captures the visceral intensity of these turbulent times.
“AN IMMERSIVE AND ATMOSPHERIC ACCOUNT.” ★★★★ The Guardian