Democracy Camp (2012)

In an Egyptian summer camp, four school children begin to learn what democracy and freedom means amidst the changes sweeping across the Arab world.

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At a children's camp in Egypt, Summer 2011, rebellion is in the air. Encouraged to express themselves freely and influenced by the heady revolutionary waves of the Arab Spring, the young teen participants at the camp begin an uprising - against their own camp management. But after the initial euphoria of rebellion partisan divisions emerge, and the children discover for themselves that democracy is more complicated than they imagined. And on their return home - to Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen and the West Bank - they struggle to find a voice, and a path, for themselves among the upheaval of the seismic changes taking place across the region. Filmed over several months, Democracy Camp centres on four main characters: Rahma from Yemen, Hamza from Tunisia, Moustafa from Egypt and Anmar from Palestine. These four ordinary teens represent the range of thought and change across the Arab world, and through them the film explores the political and social awakening being experienced by millions of ... Written by Anonymous

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Egypt

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Arabic | English

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12 December 2012 (Qatar) See more »

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Egypt

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16:9 HD
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