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Oct 12

OCT 12

6:30 PM–9:00 PM


Tahrir: Liberation Square

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Panel Discussion:

Tahrir: Liberation Square

Stefano Savona, 2012, 91 min.

To RSVP, please click here.
To watch the trailer, click here.

Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English
Screening preceded by a discussion with Director Stefano Savona (via Skype). The screening will also be followed by a discussion with Jane Gaines and Nora Philippe

From facebook thumbs up to the battle of stones, a history of hope, fear, despair, anger, pride and elation, Tahrir is the real-time chronicle of the two most exciting weeks in the history of modern Egypt as lived by their protagonists.

Support for this series on the CINEMA OF RESISTANCE is provided by the Knapp Family Foundation and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S.  Additional support provided by our co-sponsors at Columbia: the School of the Arts; MA Program in Film Studies at the School of the Arts;  European Institute, Sakip Sabanci Center for Turkish Studies; Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Theory, Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, Committee on Global Thought, and Columbia Global Centers.

Tahrir: Liberation Square