Activist Initiatives

Mosireen Subtitling Workshop

Mosireen Subtitling Workshop

Mosireen Subtitling Workshop, 30 April 2014, held at ADEF (Arab Digital Expression Foundation), Cairo This workshop was held for activist subtitlers, particularly those associated with Mosireen, and coordinated by Katharine Halls, Salma El-Tarzi and Danya Nada. It was delivered by Dr Luis Perez-Gonzalez and introduced by Professor Mona Baker, both from the University of Manchester, UK. Download the Powerpoint 
NEFERTITI'S DAUGHTERS (Sneak Preview #1)

NEFERTITI'S DAUGHTERS (Sneak Preview #1)

Preview of Mark Nickolas documentary film Nefertiti's Daughters, featuring some of the most interesting street artists in Egypt. LOG LINE: Queen Nefertiti returns to join revolutionary street artists on the front lines in the fight for women’s rights and freedom in Egypt. SYNOPSIS: Nefertiti’s Daughters is a story of women, art and revolution. Told by prominent Egyptian artists, this documentary witnesses the critical role revolutionary street art played during the Egyptian uprisings.
The news website that’s keeping press freedom alive in Egypt

The news website that’s keeping press freedom alive in Egypt

Heba Afify, a Mada Masr reporter. Photograph: David Degner Mada Masr was formed just before military coup of 2013. Amid growing censorship, its staff have risked their lives to continue reporting. Can they stay true to their mission? Leslie T Chang Tuesday 27 January 2015 On the afternoon of 17 June 2013, a group of friends gathered in a fourth-floor apartment in downtown Cairo. They sat on the floor because there were no chairs; there were also no desks, no shelves, and no ashtrays.
Egyptian citizen journalism 'Mosireen' tops YouTube

Egyptian citizen journalism 'Mosireen' tops YouTube

Screen grab of a Mosireen clip released in the wake of the 16 December Cabinet sit-in crackdown Mosireen, a media collective responsible for collating some of the most iconic videos of the Egyptian revolution, is now one of the most popular non-profit channels in the world after just four months of being on YouTube Bel Trew, Friday 20 Jan 2012 Mosireen, an Egyptian media collective of filmmakers and citizen journalists, has become the most viewed non-profit YouTube channel of all time in Egypt and the most viewed non-profit channel in the whole world this month.