Tahrir is not just a square but the heart of a city that every day hosts more than thirty-six million souls. That square is the meeting point of Egyptian protesters who struggle to be recognized now, especially after the recent elections. People who voted for Shafiq, the Mubarak-era minister, said “yes” in the second round of election to the Salafi-Brotherhood constitution. On the other side, the revolutionaries, who voted for Morsi with the second ballot, curse that choice which transformed Tahrir from the hotbed of the Egyptian revolution into a hideout for Feloull, the faithful followers of Mubarak’s regime, also accused of being paid to create disorders. Everything changed and everything is the same.
The American Southwest is slowly succumbing to the inevitable sprawl of suburban developments. Former residentdocuments the demise of a small rural town as it is bull-dozed into another massive, generic bedroom community.
Finalist, LensCulture Earth Awards:
Welcome to one of the most polluted cities on Earth—a place where the entire economic equilibrium is dependent upon a livelihood-giving (yet life-destroying) copper smelting plant.
Across Europe, refugees are largely seen as a problem rather than people who need our help—this in-depth documentary hopes to give a voice to group of Syrian refugees and help us see them in a different, more human light.