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4.6.2012 | KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Debate and screening with Jasmin Metwaly and Philipp Rizk

Mosireen, a Cairo-based film collective that started during the Egyptian revolution, present their practice in social media, reporting on the current struggles. Mosireen was founded by a group of filmmakers, media and political activists after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak. Comprised of a core group of 10–15 people, Mosireen provides media training, technical support, equipment, and a library. Its members organize screenings, open discussions and other events while producing their own work. Working with other groups, Mosireen is also building an archive of footage from Egypt’s revolution and making it accessible. One of their projects is Tahrir Cinema.

Jasmina Metwaly is a visual artist based in Cairo, Egypt. Metwaly grew up in Warsaw and Cairo.

Philip Rikz is based in Cairo, Egypt. He is a filmmaker, journalist and blogger.