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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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May 2013

Cabbage Butterflies

Ryū Murakami

TR. Ralph McCarthy

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May 2013

The guy looked disappointed when he saw me. My one sales point is that I’m young, but my eyelids...

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Issue No. 17

Ada Kaleh

Alexander Christie-Miller

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Issue No. 17

When King Carol II of Romania set foot on the tiny Danubian island of Ada Kaleh on 4 May...

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Issue No. 5

The White Review No. 5 Editorial

The Editors

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Issue No. 5

One of the two editors of The White Review recently committed a faux pas by reacting with undisguised and indeed...

 

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