Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad, and the Politician

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Tahrir 2011 : The Good, The Bad and the Politician
The Good, the Bad, and the Politician.jpg
Directed by Tamer Ezzat
Ahmad Abdalla
Ayten Amin
Amr Salama
Produced by Frederic Sichler
Mohamed Hefzy
Distributed by Pacha Pictures
Release date
  • September 8, 2011 (2011-09-08) (Venice)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Politician (Arabic: تحرير 2011: الطيب والشرس والسياسي‎‎) is an Egyptian documentary directed by Tamer Ezzat, Ahmad Abdalla, Ayten Amin and Amr Salama. The film is divided in three parts covering respectively the protesters, the police forces and a profile of Hosni Mubarak by several political figures. The film mixes interviews and real footage from the demonstrations.[1] It premiered at 68th Venice International Film Festival as an out of competition feature film[2][3] and the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival in the Mavericks section.[4]

See also[edit]

  • The Square, a 2013 Egyptian-American documentary film


  1. ^ Silvia Aloisi (Sep 9, 2011). "Documentary brings Egypt's revolt to Venice fest". Reuters. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Deborah Young (2011-09-13). "Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Politician: Venice Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 109. ISBN 978-1908215017. 
  4. ^ "Egyptian film "Tahrir 2011" enters Toronto Film Festival". Varietyarabia.com. 2011-08-30. Retrieved 2011-10-05. 

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