The Art Of Flight is a guerrilla documentary that was shot illegally in Egypt on camcorders and a laptop. This feature-length film tells the story of three people - a refugee from southern Sudan, a human rights activist from northern Sudan and an American journalist in self-imposed exile - all living in Cairo. For very different reasons, the trio has found themselves struggling to survive in Egypt - a U.S.-financed dictatorship which has reluctantly become their home. Davin, a dot-com casualty, left America for the Middle East after September 11th made him realize he had been "asleep." In Egypt, he begins life as a freelance travel writer. Later, he is drawn in to the plight of Sudanese refugees in Cairo - many from Darfur. He is compelled to write a story of substance after witnessing their abuse around Cairo. During his investigation, he risks arrest by Egyptian authorities, confronts apathetic American news editors and presses UNHCR to explain its arbitrary asylum procedures to get...
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