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Words of Witness

Words of Witness (2012)

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Every time 22-year-old Heba Afify heads out to cover the historical events shaping her country's future, her mother is compelled to remind her, "I know you are a journalist, but you're still a girl!" Defying cultural norms and family expectations, Heba takes to the streets to report on an Egypt in turmoil, using tweets, texts and Facebook posts. Her coming of age, political awakening and the disillusionment that follows, mirrors that of a nation seeking the freedom to shape its own destiny,

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The country clearly remains a place of great uncertainty. What's not in doubt, however, is Afify's future as a groundbreaking journalist.

August 24, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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...caught between positions, observing and also subjective

June 21, 2012 Full Review Source: PopMatters
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