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Egyptian Superstar Satirist Announces New Documentary & IndieGoGo Campaign

Egyptian Superstar Satirist Announces New Documentary & IndieGoGo Campaign

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s Senior Producer, Sara Taksler announced an exclusive, independent documentary film based on TV star and satirist, Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian TV host whose show, “Al Bernameg”, attracted 30 million viewers per episode (“The Daily Show”, which Bassem based his show on, has 2 million viewers per episode). Titled TICKLING GIANTS, the film sets to reveal Bassem’s extraordinary life

ITUNES/AMAZON Date Set for Moving Documentary “DESERT RUNNERS” – December 10, 2013

Imagine you’ve been dropped off in the middle of one of the largest, driest deserts in the World. Over the next six days you will have to run, jog, walk or crawl 155 miles through the incessant heat (up to 120 degrees), across soft sand and hard-packed gravel, over sand dunes multiple stories high and

‘The Square’: Lessons in Organic Revolution

‘The Square’ is NOW PLAYING in New York and as part of DOC NYC on November 17, 2013 @ IFC Center Jehane Noujaim‘s ‘The Square‘ is a multi dimensional account of the populist Egyptian uprisings having taken place over the past 3 years and is the most clear depiction yet of a struggle so many

Black Lips Announce Theatrical Release For Epic Middle East Movie ‘KIDS LIKE YOU & ME’ + New Tour Dates

Seminal punk rockers and VICE Records artist the Black Lips are hitting the road this fall for a set of select dates which will include a performance as well as a special screening of their new rock and roll feature length movie ‘Kids Like You & Me’ that shows the punk rockers playing where few western

Interview: Fred Stanton (Director, ‘Uprising’) – Gotham Screen International Film Festival

‘UPRISING‘ is the inside story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its principal leaders and organizers, including four Nobel Peace Prize nominees. Their success in forcing the downfall of a brutal dictatorship has changed the face of the Middle East and provided hope for millions of oppressed people across the world. Above all,