½ Revolution Trailer (2012)

January 2011—downtown Cairo—a close-knit group of activist friends struggle to stay alive and stick together as waves of protests escalate around them in their neighborhood near Tahrir Square during the first chaotic days of the Egyptian revolution. Armed with cameras and focused determination, directors Omar Shargawi and Karim El Hakim take to the streets to capture historic events out of view of the world’s media. What emerges is an astonishing cry for unity. As the violence and uncertainty build, Karim and his young family’s apartment becomes ground zero. Friends and neighbors flock together, fighting to survive the counterpunches thrown by police and the armed gangs of thugs swarming the streets below their balcony.

Duration
1 min 51 sec

Views
8,327

Posted On
January 08, 2012
Director
Omar Shargawi

Writer
Omar Shargawi

Studio
Focus Features

Release
January 20, 2012
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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