CROP – Reframing the Media and Documentary Practice

     |    Wednesday, der 8. October 2014

The 2011 Egyptian Revolution has generated terabytes of still and moving images. They were disseminated seconds after their creation through social media. Practically overnight, cellphones, Twitter and Facebook shattered the carefully controlled image production by state-run media. The autocratic government of Hosni Mubarak relied heavily on print media and television to lull Egyptians into passive 

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Operation Filmmaking Part 2: inside Al Jazeera

     |    Thursday, der 19. May 2011

Posted by Stephanie Boyd for the New Internationalist blog I have an extra day in Qatar, once the film festival is over. My friends encourage me to visit the desert – where I can ride camels or sand buggies and sleep under the stars – or go scuba-diving, or even catch a short flight to 

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Operation Filmmaking

     |    Wednesday, der 11. May 2011

A view of the city of Doha  Posted by Stephanie Boyd It feels like I’ve won the lottery. A documentary I made about Peruvian farmers standing up to US and British-owned mining companies has been selected for the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar. Suddenly I find myself far from my Andean 

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The Gentleman of Egypt is Gone

     |    Sunday, der 13. February 2011

The Gentleman of Egypt is gone. During our Project DEMVOTE that took place in may 2010, the Egyptian dictator was described as a Gentleman of Egypt who sits in office for more than twenty years. Many thanks to the revolutionaries that risked their lives to bring this era of oppression and brutality in Egypt to 

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