‘Winter of Discontent’ screening @ 2013 Alwan Film Festival

Winter of Discontent screening @ 2013 Alwan Film Festival Thursday May 2, 6:30 PM – Anthology Film Archives Co-presented by freeDimensional Ibrahim El-Batout, Egypt, 2012, 94 mins Set against the momentous backdrop of the mass protests of Cairo’s Tahrir Square that began on January 25, 2011, this film takes us on a compellingly raw and […]

Egypt, the Distance between Populism & Revolt

It is 2200 kilometers from Cairo to Budapest; 2090 kilometers from Cairo to Tunis; and only 1396 kilometers from Tunis to Budapest. Whereas the revolt in Tunis has inspired other North African uprisings, it is fair to ask why the the media played an Ray Ban outlet enabler for Tunisia while being collectively ambivalent on […]

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