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We are Egypt : the story behind the revolution

Author: Lillie PaquetteDavid ZlutnickMisha'al AlomarMohammad Abdel FathaAyman NourAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Disinformation, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lillie Paquette; David Zlutnick; Misha'al Alomar; Mohammad Abdel Fatha; Ayman Nour; Anwar Sadat; Omar Sharif; Disinformation Company,
ISBN: 9781934708996 1934708992
OCLC Number: 829952694
Language Note: Chiefly in English; portions in Arabic with English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: ""Includes 82 minutes of bonus features ..."--Container.
Special features include: Memories of Egypt: the 1952 revolution; Shaab Misr: the people of Egypt; Egyptian democracy activists; inside NDP headquarters; Noam Chomsky on US foreign policy in Egypt and more.
Credits: Editors, Lillie Paquette, David Zlutnick ; camera, Lillie Paquette ; translators, Mohammad Abdel Fatha, and 5 others ; executive producers, Misha'al Alomar, Lillie Paquette.
Performer(s): Ayman Nour; Noam Chomsky, Anwar Sadat, Omar Sharif.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 0; widescreen (16x9) presentation; stereo 2.0.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Ayman Nour --
3. Kifaya "Enough" --
4. The people's plight --
5.Bush's democracy promotion era --
6. Ayman Nour after prison --
7. The April 6 youth --
8. Mohamed Elbaradei --
9. April 6 anniversary protest --
10. Khalid Said --
11. Preparing for the 2010 parliamentary elections --
12. US funding for democracy in Egypt --
13.The labor movement --
14. Social media election monitoring --
15. Elections day --
16. "Sham" elections aftermath and public outrage --
17. Revolution --
Bonus material.
Responsibility: directed and produced by Lillie Paquette.

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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.

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Egypt, like much of North Africa and the Middle East has for over a century felt the presence of the west in the form of first colonialism and now neo-colonialism which harnesses the region economics linked with globalizing power structures. As noted for over 40 years the west, primarily the United...
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