Film Review: The Square

Egypt is once again on the brink of an election and ex-president Morsi has just gone on trial, seven months after his one year term came to an explosive end. But has anything really changed, three years on from the first demonstrations in Tahrir Square, which sparked the Arab Spring and held the world’s attention? Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim tells the complete story of The Square and its revolutionaries, winning a clutch of awards in the process.

Language: Arabic/English

Running Time: 104 minutes

Director: Jehane Noujaim

Starring: Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ahmed Hassan, Ragia Omran, Ramy Essam, Aida Elkashef

Genre: Documentary

Studio: Noujaim Films

Rating: 5 stars