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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.

Mohamed Hefzy: Ismailia Film Fest Director, Film Clinic Producer & Filmmaker

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

To Egyptian audiences Hefzy offers a new type of movie, modern and urban, while to the rest of the world a blend of wonderfully written characters and slice-of-life poetic interpretations of today's land of chaos and humanity, so often watched on the news and yet so seldom understood.

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...

Egypt's First Oscar Nominee Barred From Home Theaters

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and MAGGIE HYDE | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

CAIRO (AP) — Directors of Egypt's first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but mos...

'The Square' Film On Egypt's Revolution Will Not Be Shown In Egypt

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion

CAIRO (RNS) There’s a lot anyone can learn from Jehane Noujaim’s Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square,” an examination of the 18-day uprisi...

'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 ...

Egypt Doesn't Want You To See This | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

According to the New York Times, the Egyptian authorities aren't too happy with the Egyptian public seeing it and have heavily censored and restricted...

Egypt Doesn't Want You To See This | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

According to the New York Times, the Egyptian authorities aren't too happy with the Egyptian public seeing it and have heavily censored and restricted...

Examining the Docs: This Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries

Jon Eig | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If I'm choosing between two movies and both are entertaining and informative, but one is clearly out to change the world, I do find myself favoring the world-changer. That comes into play this year for me, though it may not for you.

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.

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.

Stories from the Egyptian Revolution Told by a Film, a Book, and a Journalist's Testimony

Raghida Dergham | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Raghida Dergham

Those who shape public opinion - and in particular Western public opinion - really need to watch the documentary film "The Square" (Al-Midan), so that...

WATCH: Revolution Brings Little Change For Egyptian Women

Posted 01.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

On the second anniversary of the Egyptian uprising, protesters remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but this time directed at democratically elected Presi...

The Revolution I Saw in 'The Square'

Dina Amer | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Dina Amer

Its been two years since the Jan. 25th revolution in Egypt. Where are we? Where has this struggle for transformative change led us?

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: The Square and The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

First up is an interview with Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, the married directors of The Sun Behind the Clouds, a documentary about Tibet's struggle for independence.