A Netflix original documentary, "The Square" is a riveting, deeply human chronicle of the Egyptian protest movement from the 2011 overthrow of military leader Hosni Mubarak through the ousting of Mohammed Morsi in 2013.
From director Jehane Noujaim ("Control Room"; "Startup.com"; "Rafea: Solar Mama") and producer Karim Amer ("Rafea: Solar Mama"), "The Square" follows Magdy, a member of the Muslim brotherhood, Khalid Abdalla, an Egyptian actor who played the lead in "The Kite Runner" and the charismatic Ahmed, each young activists who have sought for the last two years to build a better Egypt. Armed with nothing more than cameras, social media, deep consciousness, and a resolute commitment to change, the film captures the immediacy and intensity of the protests in Tahrir Square.
Winner of this year's Best Documentary Award at 2013 International Documentary Awards, the Best Documentary at the Dubai International Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival Documentary People's Choice Award and the Audience Award at the Montreal International Documentary Festival. An earlier version of "The Square" won the Audience Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film was also an Official Selection at the 2013 New York Film Festival,
The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 86th Academy Awards. It also won three Emmy Awards at the 66th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, out of four for which it was nominated.
This video is about Sanaa Seif, who celebrated her 21th birthday in "ِِِAl Qanater" prison, after she got arrested last June along with other 23 protesters for attending a peaceful demonstration asking for the release of the detainees arrested in cases related to the protest law. Last October a Heliopolis misdemeanor court sentenced Sanaa and her colleagues to three years in prison Next Sunday 28-12-2014, we will be waiting for the appeal verdict of the case. The regime continues to punish Sanaa and her colleagues for dreaming of a country where justice prevails. NO authority to protest law
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