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Uprising Reviews

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
April 15, 2013
The authoritative behind-the-scenes snapshot of a watershed event in human history -- the first digital age people's revolution.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
January 11, 2013
The film goes only to Mubarak's abrupt exit, and confines the ongoing struggle over democracy in Egypt to a final title card. Still, it is a stirring piece of work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2013
Ultimately, more than 800 demonstrators died amid countless displays of bravery and commitment. "Uprising" is a vital and valuable tribute to these courageous men and women - and to love of country.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
January 10, 2013
Uprising could serve as an easy-to-follow guide for American citizens on how to successfully form and implement a revolution to overthrow their government if and when it turns into a dictatorship.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.48/10
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
January 10, 2013
"Uprising" is a concise commemoration of a new society's birth pains.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
January 10, 2013
Powerful, ground-level documentary on the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
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Miriam Bale
New York Daily News
January 10, 2013
This important, moving event was, as we know, documented in real time, but in "Uprising" gets put into a crucial context.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
January 9, 2013
Dry presentation can't undermine the inspirational effect of tales from the Tahrir Square frontlines.
Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews
January 1, 2013
The story is uplifting but overshadowed by more recent events in Egypt.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 31, 2012
Works best as a document on recent history.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Ronnie Scheib
January 9, 2013
The docu's relatively uninflected tone rarely participates in either the excitement or irony it chronicles.
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Michelle Orange
Village Voice
January 9, 2013
Heavy on smartphone and news footage, Uprising offers but a few slivers of new light on its subject ...
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