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London Summer 2012. It's Jubilee year, Olympic year.
And in a forgotten corner of East London, Egyptian artist Nazir Tanbouli is battling weather, vandalism and lack of funds, to create a massive mural installation all throughout a semi derelict housing estate.
Film by Gillian McIver
Murals Nazir Tanbouli - nazirtanbouli.com
Music by Egyptian band Massar Egbari from Alexandria - massaregbari.com/
DoP Jaime Armengol
Editor Alessandro Ugo (Focal Rhythm Productions)
Audio Design Max Krook
This is the 3 minute trailer for "Taking Over the King's Land".
See kingslandmural.co.uk for more information. On the site there is a blog showing the day to day progress of Nazir's murals, as well as articles and press cuts..
All rights reserved. The film was released in 2014 and screened at Sheffield Docfest and a number of other festivals and screenings, and was shown on Together TV (freeview 89)