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“The Square”

A Reel Progress Screening and Discussion

November 20, 2013, 6:30pm ET - 8:30pm ET

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About This Event

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The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster over the past two and a half years. Through the news, we only get a glimpse of the bloodiest battle, an election, or a million man march. At the beginning of July 2013, we witnessed the second president deposed within the space of three years.

The Square is an immersive experience, transporting the viewer deeply into the intense emotional drama and personal stories behind the news. It is the inspirational story of young people claiming their rights, struggling through multiple forces, in the fight to create a society of conscience.

Please join the Center for American Progress' Reel Progress Film Series and the Truman National Security Project for the Washington, DC premiere of this important film.

Introduction:
Tom Perriello, President & CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Counselor to the Center for American Progress

Distinguished Panelists:
Jehane Noujaim, Director, The Square
Karim Amer, Producer, The Square
Ragia Omran,human rights attorney and 2013 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Moderator:
Matthew Duss, Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress

A light dinner will be served at 6:00 PM.

Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC20005

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Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center