Films
1/2 Revolution
Close Up Truth To Power
Karim El Hakim, Omar Shargawi | 2011
Denmark | 72 min | 15+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF12

A personal account of two filmmakers’ experiences in the streets of Cairo during the first days of the Arab Spring.

Films
Half a Life
Tamara Shogaolu | 2017
Egypt, Netherlands, United States | 13 min | 12+ years | English, Arabic with English subtitles

After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardised, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee.