Tahrir: Liberation Square

Tahrir: Liberation Square
Genre: Documentary | Director: Stefano Savona | Language: Arabic, English subtitles| Length: 91 minutes | Country: Egypt | Year: 2011 | Rating: N/A

Soon after the first reports came about the occupation of Tahrir Square, filmmaker Stefano Savona headed for Cairo, where he stayed, amidst the ever-growing masses in the Square, for weeks. His film introduces us to young Egyptians … involved in a massive movement of street protest for political freedom.

“A welcome contrast to the Western media’s bird’s eye view of the seismic January revolution in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the energetic verité documentary TAHRIR dives right into the action.” —Eric Kohn, indieWIRE

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