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The trials of spring

Author: Gini RetickerBeth LevisonNafea HendZAG Line Pictures,Independent Television Service,All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Fork Films, [New York] : Fork Films [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen
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The trials of spring (feature): When 24-year-old Hend Nafea is arrested and tortured for demonstrating peacefully in Cairo's Tahrir Square, her pursuit of justice reflects post-revolution Egypt at an uncertain crossroads.

Shorts tell the stories of nine women who played central roles in the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermaths in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.

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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Feature films
Short films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Arabic language films
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Nafea Hend
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gini Reticker; Beth Levison; Nafea Hend; ZAG Line Pictures,; Independent Television Service,; Fork Films,; Artemis Rising Foundation,; Center for Independent Documentary,
OCLC Number: 950009601
Language Note: In Arabic and English; with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a documentary in 2015.
Special features include six short films about women and their unwavering quest for social justice and freedom: Keeping the promise (Tunisia), directed by Mona Eldaief ; Life’s sentence (Egypt) directed by Dalia Ali ; Wake up, Benghazi! (Libya) directed by Cameron Hickey ; Our oath (Bahrain) directed by Lauren Feeney ; Brides of Peace (Syria) directed by Lauren Feeney ; When Is the Time (Yemen) directed by Lauren Feeney. Shorts are a production of of ZAG Line Pictures, LLC and Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; in association with Fork Films, Artemis Rising Foundation and Center For Independent Documentary.
"The trial of spring [project] is created by Oscar Nominated Gini Reticker and Abigail Disney, the team behind the award-winning documentary, PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL, and Executive Producers of the celebrated PBS special series, WOMEN, WAR & PEACE"--Fork films.
Credits: Director of photography, Tamer Ashry; film editor, Jenny Golden; music composed, Blake Leyh.
Performer(s): Featuring Hend Nafea, a young Egyptian human-rights worker who had been vocal throughout the multiple throes of Egypt’s recent revolutions and coups.
Awards: Traverse City Film Festival, 2015: Founders Prize Special Award (Gini Reticker).
Description: 2 videodiscs (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film The trials of spring --
Disc 2. Shorts: Our oath (4:56) --
Life's sentence (4:30) --
Wake up, Benghazi! (9:12) --
Brides of peace (9:16) --
Keeping the promise (4:54) --
When is the time? (6:44).
Other Titles: Our oath.
Life's sentence.
Wake up, Benghazi!
Brides of peace.
Keeping the promise.
When is the time?
Responsibility: Fork Films presents ; producer, Beth Levison ; director, Gini Reticker ; a co-production of ZAG Line Pictures, LLC and Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; in association with Fork Films, Artemis Rising Foundation and Center For Independent Documentary.

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The trials of spring (feature): When 24-year-old Hend Nafea is arrested and tortured for demonstrating peacefully in Cairo's Tahrir Square, her pursuit of justice reflects post-revolution Egypt at an uncertain crossroads.

Shorts tell the stories of nine women who played central roles in the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermaths in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.

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