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Khalid Abdalla

'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two?

"I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly.

After filming anti-Hosni Mubarak democracy protesters in Cairo from early 2011 through the election of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in mid-2012, Noujaim and producer Karim Amer premiered "The Square" at the Sundance Film Festival in January, where it won a top audience prize.

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