The Square event poster

Join CIGI for a searing documentary that follows a group of six revolutionary leaders throughout the Egyptian Revolution. "The Square" (95 minutes) follows their journey from Tahrir Square to the fall of President Mubarak. Nominated for a 2013 Academy Award (Best Documentary).

The film will be introduced by Bessma Momani, CIGI Senior Fellow and Associate Professor at the BSIA. 

Event Speakers

Bessma Momani

Bessma Momani

CIGI Senior Fellow

Bessma Momani is a senior fellow, joining CIGI in 2004. She has a Ph.D. in political science with a focus on international political economy, and is professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo. She is a 2015 fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Doha Center and a Fulbright Scholar.