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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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Interview

May 2012

Interview with Jonathan Safran Foer

Jacques Testard

Interview

May 2012

Much has been written about the precocity and talent of Jonathan Safran Foer, whose debut novel Everything is Illuminated...

fiction

March 2017

Snow

Hoda Barakat

TR. Marilyn Booth

fiction

March 2017

Hoda Barakat’s The Kingdom of this Earth turns to the history of Lebanese Maronite Christians, from the Mandate period...

Art

November 2012

7 1/2 mile hike to Mohonk Lake via Duck Pond

Patricia Niven

JA Murrin

Art

November 2012

Notes on a Walk Never Taken by JA Murrin   As a writer I like to visit the places...

 

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