Item Details

We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution

directed and produced by Lillie Paquette
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Going beyond the headlines, this story, filmed in the fourteen months leading to the Revolution, highlights the years of mounting resentment against a U.S.-backed authoritarian government determined to stay in power at any cost. Embedded inside the turmoil, filmmaker Lillie Paquette followed key opposition figures and young democracy activists as they struggled against extraordinary odds and at great personal risk.
Director
Lillie Paquette
Performers
Ayman Nour, Noam Chomsky, Anwar Sadat, Omar Sharif.
Narrator: Lillie Paquette.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
86 min.
Language
Chiefly in English; portions in Arabic with optional English subtitles
Notes
Originally released as a documentary in 2012.
Variant Title
Tagline: Story behind the revolution
Credits
Editors, Lillie Paquette, David Zlutnick.
Published
[United States] : [Lillie Paquette Productions], [2012]
[Pleasantville, N.Y.] : [Soundview Media Partners]
Access Restriction
Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (86 min.)) : sound, color
Technical Details
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