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Occupyforum // Egyptian Activist Ahmed Salah // film: The Square
Date Monday February 09
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA - 94110
Event Type Meeting
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!

Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue

on all sides of these critically important issues!

OccupyForum Presents. . .

"The Square"

Tahrir Square film with Ahmed Salah

We have all heard of and even followed news of the Egyptian revolution when it kicked back in 2011. On this event we shall be watching The Square together, with commentary of Ahmed Salah, the Egyptian revolutionary living in SF. We will see the journey of the revolution in Egypt, and learn what happened to the revolution, and whether it is over or is it still an ongoing matter.

The Square is an intimate observational documentary that tells the real story of the ongoing struggle of the Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of six very different protesters. Starting in the tents of Tahrir in the days leading up to the fall of Mubarak, we follow our characters on a life-changing journey through the euphoria of victory into the uncertainties and dangers of the current "transitional period" under military rule, where everything they fought for is now under threat or in balance.

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian Revolutionary. Salah was one of the co-founders of the Kifaya Movement (the Egyptian Movement for Change) in 2004 and remained a member of the Coordinators Council of Kifaya until mid-2008. He led the first, and only, youth movement in Egypt during the years 2005-2006, called Youth For Change. In addition, he was also the co-founder, strategist, and foreign affairs representative of the April 6 Youth Movement. In these capacities, Salah served as a principle organizer for the January 25th revolution.

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Q& A and Announcements after the film.
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