Family & “Bain al-Qasrayn”

When translated into English, Bayn al-qasrayn literally means “between two palaces.” This movie was based off the novel titled Bayn al-qasrayn, which was published in 1956 depicting the cultural and political transition Egypt was undergoing at the time. The story of Bayn al-qasrayn occurred during 1917-1919 in Cairo, beginning in World War I and ending […]

How Social Media Sparked the 2011 Movement

The Egyptian population is approximately 80 million strong and of those 80 million people approximately 21% have access to the Internet and about 4.5 million have Facebook accounts. With the poor economic conditions, emergency law rule, and brutality many Egyptians faced on what seemed like a daily basis, the ease on the restriction against Internet […]