The Square (Al Midan) (2010)

The Square (Al Midan)


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The Square, a new film by Jehane Noujaim (Control Room; Rafea: Solar Mama), looks at the hard realities faced day-to-day by people working to build Egypt's new democracy. Catapulting us into the action spread across 2011 and 2012, the film provides a kaleidoscopic, visceral experience of the struggle. Cairo's Tahrir Square is the heart and soul of the film, which follows several young activists. Armed with values, determination, music, humor, an abundance of social media, and sheer obstinacy, … More

Rating: R (for violence and language)
Genre: Documentary, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: ,
Written By: Joel Edgerton, Matthew Dabner
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a Sisyphusian tale about idealists devoting their lives to bringing about change.

Full Review… | January 30, 2013

Audience Reviews for The Square (Al Midan)


The direction is not flawless, with the camera constantly going out of focus, but this important film remains an inspiring testament to the power of protests and the voice of the people, especially in times where rebellions ought to come up everywhere against abusive regimes.

Carlos Magalh„es

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