Words of Witness (Trailer)

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Defying cultural norms and family expectations, 22-year old Heba Afify takes to the streets to report on an Egypt in turmoil, using texts and social media. Heba’s words are witness to the optimism of a country on a path to self-determination, moving on from 30 years of dictatorship.

Defying cultural norms and family expectations, 22-year old Heba Afify takes to the streets to report on an Egypt in turmoil, using texts and social media. Heba’s words are witness to the optimism of a country on a path to self-determination, moving on from 30 years of dictatorship. Official Selection at the 2012 Berninale, L.A. Film Festival and Human Rights Film Festival. 
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June 18, 2012, 6:30 a.m.
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Director: Mai Iskander
Country: Egypt/USA
Year: 2012
Producer: Tiffany Schauer, Steve Cohen