Al-Midan (The Square)

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.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
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All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.