Waves - Feature Documentary
Category: Arab Documentary Film Program
Waves is a documentary in 8 chapters, each tells a part of the story of Suez city, where the flame of the 25th of January Egyptian revolution started. Suez had the first martyr in Egypt and was the scene of the most violent confrontations between police and protesters. The revolt in Suez triggered a huge national reaction. The story is told by the director who, in sharing his own childhood memories and experiences in his home city of Suez, represents the generation that was born in the eighties when ex-president Mubarak first came to power.