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Electro Chaabi (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 24 May 2014 (USA)
A music documentary film that covers the emergence of a new electronic genre called Mahraganat in Cairo.

Director:

Hind Meddeb (co-director)

Writer:

Hind Meddeb
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In the slums of Cairo, youth dancing to electro chaabi, new music that blends folk song, electro beats and freestyles chanted in the style of rap. The idea is to merge the sounds and styles so chaotic. One slogan mangling! Victim of corruption and social segregation, youth in neighborhoods exorcise partying. Release of body and a speech repressed transgression religious taboos: more than just a musical phenomenon, Electro Chaabi is a healthy outlet for youth oppressed by the prohibitions impose Written by Anonymous

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Documentary | Music

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Not Rated

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Country:

France | Tunisia | Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

24 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Electro Shaabi See more »

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IPS See more »
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Color
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