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The Square (Midan Al'Tahrir -ميدان التحرير) - Documentary - JDIFF

The Square follows a variety of revolutionaries as they take to Cairo’s Tahrir Square from 2011 to 2013 to protest the rule of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, then the military, and finally the newly elected president Mohamed Morsi. Jehane Noujaim’s documentary charts the rebellious efforts of three friends: twentysomething Ahmed Hassan, who preaches social unity and freedom; Kite Runner actor Khalid Abdalla, who advocates reshaping the underlying government apparatus; and Magdy Ashour, whose allegiance to the Muslim Brotherhood is complicated by his support for rule of law.

Winner: Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
Winner: Audience Award, Toronto International Film Festival Tickets must be bought in advance as it will only be screened once. For more information and to book tickets go to . . .

Our meeting point will be at the bar area on the 1st floor of the cinema, and will confirm closer to the event . . .

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  • Áine1

    Would have loved to have come but working unfortunately.....enjoy and hope to see you soon. xxx

    1 · February 19, 2014

    • Áine1

      Guess what....I found it on Netflix and have been watching it...:) I also watched the one from Palestine - I think it's called five cameras. Heart wrenching. See you soon hopefully. x

      1 · February 23, 2014

    • Rafika R.

      I hope to see you at another film soon, it's more fun when in good company . . .

      February 25, 2014

  • Rafika R.

    The film had great footage of what really happened during the revolution and the different sides and opinions of the protesters. I enjoyed chatting afterwards with all.

    February 25, 2014

  • Rafika R.

    Hello, I'm looking forward to meeting you at the Cineworld bar on the 1st floor before taking our seats. I'll be there at 5:45 and if we haven't met yet, I'll be wearing a pink fluffy hat! The film starts at 6:15 so we'll take our seats at 6sh. About 8 others are joining us from other meetups. If you're late and miss us, you can meet us afterwards back at the bar area where we can have a drink or whatever and chat. Please let me know if you can't make it, my number is[masked]

    February 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would have liked to see this but have tickets for something else tomorrow night.

    1 · February 19, 2014

  • Simon

    I have seen this documentary on Netflix. Definitely recommended, it is powerful, informative and thought-provoking.

    1 · February 14, 2014

    • Rafika R.

      Thanks, I'm really looking forward to it, see you another time soon

      February 15, 2014

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