Al-Midan (The Square)
Told through the perspective of a group of young activists, this Academy Award–nominated documentary follows the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 over a three-year period, from its roots in Tahrir Square through the ouster of elected president Mohamed Morsi. (2013, Dir. J. Noujaim, 104 min.)
Post-screening audience Q&A with editors Mohammed el Manasterly and Christopher De la Torre.
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