By: Will Turvill The Frontline Club last night hosted an exclusive screening of an Al Jazeera documentary Tweets from Tahrir. The film, set to be broadcast on the network for the first time on Thursday, portrays the uprising in Egypt from the perspective of five Twitter users active in the Tahrir Square protests. […]
A year ago Cairo’s “Twitterati” tweeted their revolution for 18 days in and around Tahrir Square. Tweets from Tahrir is a chance to hear in more than 140 characters what they thought then, and what they feel now about developments in their country.
Screenings from the Frontline with Al Jazeera is a new initiative to contextualize the news and working experiences of journalists and filmmakers reporting out of the political hotspots of our time.
Death of Fear examines how the self-immolation of a penniless fruit seller in Tunisia first ignited mass revolt in the country, then across the region in what we now call The Arab Spring.