Analysis Of The Documentary ' The Square '

939 WordsNov 23, 20154 Pages
To begin, the documentary “The Square” provided in depth insight on the protestors’ lives and their journeys through Egypt presidents’ problematic rise of power. During the beginning of the documentary, Ahmed Hassan, Magdy Ashour, Khalid Abdalla and Ramy Essam as well as various protestors are followed throughout the demonstrations to show viewers the atrocities that Egypt underwent in 2011 and the years following. As well, the documentary provides different points of views by interviewing military officials and people in higher political power. Not only did the documentary provide insight in the revolution but, it provided an insight on Egypt’s culture and society through the views of Christian and Muslim followers. In the beginning of the documentary, viewers are introduced to Ahmed and Magdy who come from different political ideologies although with the same purpose. Throughout the documentary, Magdy shows his religious affiliation to the Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt and the significance that it is for him to be Muslim. Yet, for Ahmed and other participants in the revolution, religion is not considered an important factor for their interests to remove then president Mubarak is their primary goal. During the first revolution against Mubarak’s regime, the documentary provided an amazing view of the Egyptian community uniting as one country to benefit all of society. At that moment, Ahmed and Magdy talk to each other about the importance that the revolution has played in
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