Moaz Abdelkarim

Max Strasser on Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story

Max Strasser on Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story

When the Sun Falls over Tahrir 28 March 2015 SOMETIME IN THE SUMMER of 2011, I was sitting with a few friends at a café on the edge of a cliff overlooking Cairo. We were smoking shisha and drinking tea and beer, watching the sun set over the taupe tableau when we spotted two tall, blond men on the other side of the terrace with a digital camera, filming the sun’s descent through the smog.