As If We Were Catching a Cobra

    • Hala Alabdalla
    • United Arab Emirates / Syria / France
    • 2012
    • 122 min
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    Synopsis

    During the two years of the production of the film major upheavals occurred in the Middle East, especially in Egypt and Syria.
    It was hardly surprising that a film on the freedom of expression and its repression in these countries should be drawn into the wake of the turbulent events of the revolutions under way there…
    By questioning Egyptian and Syrian cartoonists about their experiences before and after these major historic movements against despotism, the film attempts to gauge the new-found freedom that will also guarantee our future and our right of expression, and preserve us from censorship.

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    • 122 min
    • color
    • video
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    Director
    Hala Alabdalla
    Cinematography
    Sabine Lancelin, Pierre Dupouey, Hala Alabdalla
    Editing
    Dominique Pâris
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