Egypt documentary gets Oscar nomination

Jehane Noujaim, director of "The Square", speaks to Al Jazeera about film based on 2011 revolution.

    Hollywood has honoured a documentary about Egypt's revolution with an Oscar nomination.

    The film, named "The Square", focuses on the people who gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square three years ago to force President Hosni Mubarak from office.

    The movie's director talks to Al Jazeera about how the film came about and what's ahead for Egypt.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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