Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous is the central character in the new HBO documentary airing tonight, "In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution." The film chronicles the uprising though the reporting of Kouddous and it looks at what the protest meant for his uncle, Mohamed Abdel Quddoos, a longtime Egyptian dissident who was arrested dozens of times by the Mubarak regime. We're joined by Kouddous in Cairo, as well as the team behind the film: Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neil of Downtown Community Television; and independent filmmaker Jacquie Soohen of Big Noise Films.
To watch the complete daily, independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, and for the additional Democracy Now! reports by Sharif Abdel Kouddous from Egypt, visit democracynow.org/tags/egypt
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