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Omar Robert Hamilton
Omar Robert Hamilton is an independent film-maker based in Cairo. His documentary films have been shown on Al Jazeera, Dream and Tahrir TV among others; his photographs have appeared in the Guardian, BBC News, The Economist, Al-Shorouk, the Daily Beast and he has written for various publications, including the Guardian, the BBC and the Big Issue. He was one of a group of film-makers and artists that started the recent Tahrir Cinema initiative and is now working with Mosireen, a media collective in Cairo.  

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Film: Palestine Festival of Literature

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May 2012

Omar Robert Hamilton

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May 2012

Resistance needs to be recorded. Resistance needs symbols: ideas that can travel faster than speech, last longer than memory. Nowhere is this more understood,...
Egyptian Revolution: Bloody Wednesday (2 February 2011)

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December 2011

Omar Robert Hamilton

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December 2011

Almost one year on from the first battles in Tahrir Square, Egypt’s future remains uncertain. Many Egyptians believe that, far from heralding in a...

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fiction

January 2016

By the River

Esther Kinsky

TR. Martin Chalmers

fiction

January 2016

  For Aljoscha   ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY   Under my finger the map, this quiet pale blue of the...

Prize Entry

April 2015

Les Archives du Coeur

Paul McQuade

Prize Entry

April 2015

The bike wheels skit and bounce on the loose dirt path. The smell of hot rubber and the smell...

poetry

October 2013

Transylvania

Jon Stone

poetry

October 2013

The rabbit darkness just beyond the headlights’ sprawl and parcel darkness stopping up the drivers’ mouths like oaths or...

 

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