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Jehane Noujaim

Tom Brokaw Quips Wise at Lunch for Meru

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.01.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On the third floor of the townhouse that is "21," Tom Brokaw interviewed Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi, the star and filmmakers of the documentary Meru at a special lunch celebrating the film's success.

Traveling the World With Michael Moore: Where to Invade Next

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.27.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Michael Moore's latest satiric film, Where to Invade Next, travels to Finland and Tunisia among other places with a central conceit: Countries most Americans wouldn't imagine to be so advanced are doing some things better than we are, so why not learn from them, and get our shit together?

Cinematic Ukraine: Getting Ready for the 5th Odessa International Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

There is no better time for a film festival in Ukraine, even if it would appear to be during such a volatile moment in the country's history.

Love, FEMEN and a Bottle Revolution: Four to Watch at Hot Docs

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I've personally discovered the truth behind the world's headlines from documentaries.

The Art of Storytelling: Jehane Noujaim

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

With her unusual background and upbringing between the United States and the Middle East, Jehane Noujaim has a unique vantage point from which to film...

Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice

Peter Samuelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Samuelson

Young filmmakers and their audiences are leading the march to a better world. An unstoppable wave of social justice is coming, long-overdue but now spread through the robust digital anthill of the millennial Web. Its films engender empathy that moves hearts and opens minds.

'The Square' Live: Jehane Noujaim & Karim Amer Join HuffPost Live (VIDEO, LIVEBLOG)

Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

On the eve of the third anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, HuffPost Live talks to the filmmakers behind the Oscar-nominated documentary 'The Squa...

The Oscar-Nominated Documentary Egypt Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Jehane Noujaim was meant to be in Tahrir Square on January 25, 2011, that momentous date when millions of Egyptian citizens took to the streets to pro...

The Real Story Of The Egyptian Revolution

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Throughout history, successful revolutions have been defined by their effective overthrow of an oppressive regime. But what becomes of a revolution wh...

Egypt's Revolution, Televised

Rob Feld | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Rob Feld

Watching filmmaker Jehane Noujaim's documentary The Square, about the Egyptian revolution that began in Tahrir Square, one gets the visceral sensation that the iterations of the uprising thus far have played themselves out before you.

The Square: Cinema Verité and Egypt's Revolution

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Corinna Clendenen

Where would the Arab spring be without Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Phones with digital video? The Square, an edge-of-your-seat documentary on Egypt's uprisings, is testament in style and substance to the game-changing role technology has come to play in revolutions.

The Square

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

The bottom line is that after two years of turmoil beginning in the winter of 2011 Mohammed Morsi remains under what the Times describes as "indefinit...

Jehane Noujaim's The Square: The People Demand the Fall of the Regime

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

In Jehane Noujaim's documentary The Square, the Egyptian revolution is finally explained in a clear, wonderfully intimate and non-condescending way.

From NYC to Nairobi to Cairo: A Woman's Journey to Help Save a Friend In Prison

Rachel P. Goldstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Rachel P. Goldstein

A dual citizen of Egypt and the U.S., Jehane has been living in Cairo for the last few years making a film and chronicling the intensity of her country. Needless to say, she stops at nothing to uncover the truth.

A Cup of Coffee to Build Sustainable Communities

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Through Architecture For Humanity's "Do A Latte Good" campaign, you can bid on coffee with one of our great supporters, and in return they'll contribute to help reconstruction efforts post-Typhoon Ketsana.

GOOD Portraits: Hollyworld

GOOD Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
GOOD Magazine

Words By Corey Binns For Jehane Noujaim, there are few things more emotionally stirring than a movie. So when the 34-year-old filmmaker was offered t...