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Egypt Movie Night ~ Featuring Revolution Hijacked

Thursday, March 21, 2013
12:00 AM
Thayer Building Room 2011 202 South Thayer Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104

A group of Foreign Service Officers who will be deployed in the Arab world will visit the department, including classroom visits, and participat in the movie event about the Arab spring followed by a discussion. The event is free and open to the public.

Revolution Hijacked
(2011, Documentary, 28 min)
This documentary was prepared by ABC Australia,
and distributed by Journeyman Pictures.
It shows protests in streets of Cairo as well as short
interviews with some of the key activists in Egypt
discussing the irony of transitioning to democracy
under military rule in Egypt. The movie gives us an
insight into the troubled transition that started with
Egypt’s great revolution in January 2011, which
succeeded in ousting Mubarak.

“You know the army council is
trying to kill the revolution,” says
Bothaina Kamel, presidential candidate, quoted in the
movie.

Speaker:
Foreign Service Officers