Moug—Waves : screening @RIDM

16 novembre 2014 | معتمد Tadamon!, Egypt, Events, Solidarity
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    Tadamon! supporting Cinema Politica screening
    @RIDM – Montreal International Documentary Festival !

wavesmoug

    Monday, November 17, 7pm
    Concordia University
    1455 de Maisonneuve west, H-110
    by donation !
    facebook event
    Montréal, Québec

    Ahmed Nour / Egypt – Morocco / 2013 / 71 / Arabic / s.t. English

A deeply personal film that reflects on revolution in Egypt as the lens lyrically moves among rich, captivating images, which are framed by thoughtful narration.

Using an artistic combination of documentary footage, archive images, animation scenes, animated characters representing the family members of the filmmaker, and his own voice-over, the director tells the story of himself and of his generation, born with the birth of Mubarak’s rule in the early 80s of last century, and of his forgotten home city, Suez, the famous city of the Suez canal that triggered the revolution to the extent of becoming known as “The flame of the Egyptian revolution.”

    including introduction by Lillian Boctor

    photo is still from Moug—Waves

Lillian Boctor is an independent journalist, community organizer, activist and third-year law student at McGill University. She has worked at CBC, Radio Canada International and Free Speech Radio News, co-hosts the monthly Legalease show on CKUT radio, and has contributed to a wide variety of independent media outlets, including Making Contact, Real News Network, Jadaliyya, Pambazuka, the Montreal Media Co-op, Radio Centre-Ville, and the Certain Days Political Prisoner Calendar. Lillian has completed two video documentaries, one on security certificates in Canada and the other on the issue of double punishment. She had a regular column on CKUT called Voices from Egypt interviewing Egyptians from the grassroots movements that form the base of the ongoing uprisings and revolution that began in 2011.

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