It is 2011: the Tunisians have successfully ousted Ben Ali, and the revolutionary fervor has just reached Egypt. This is where The Square (al-Midan) begins, in what would later be named Tahrir Square, talking to wide-eyed, excited activists who have pitched tents and are beginning their own calls of freedom: “The people demand the downfall of the regime.” The film is criticized for its biases, but also lauded for its intimate portrayal of this momentous event.Read More
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As the face of Egyptian leadership is rapidly changing in the recent whirlwind of the (alleged) military coup/revolution, photographers have well documented the faces of the Egyptian people.
Photo: Gigi IbrahimRead More