Amal is fourteen years old when she goes to Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Arab Spring to showcase. With youthful hubris she goes straight to the danger. This coming of age film follows ...
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Amal is fourteen years old when she goes to Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Arab Spring to showcase. With youthful hubris she goes straight to the danger. This coming of age film follows her in the years that follow, a period in which the fearless Amal seeks her own identity in a country in transition.
"Amal" is a documentary that follows the life of Amal during and after the Egyptian revolution. The documentary focuses on her life as a young woman in the midst of resistance and how she overcomes those barriers. "Amal" offers an intimate look into the life of a girl who lost her father at a young age and how that loss has impacted her.
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