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"In Egypt, it's the non-revolution films that speak volumes"

It's hard enough for a director to react to global political events. Anticipating them? It might be easier to predict Tim Tebow's career arc.

But as violence engulfs Cairo for a fourth straight day -- with at least 10 protesters killed in clashes with the military near Tahrir Square in this charged city -- two feature-film directors are dealing with their unlikely role as a sort of Mideastern political seer.

Maybe most striking is that neither of them made a movie about politics.


The best way to make a movie about the revolution, in other words, is not to make it about the revolution.

Para ler o artigo completo de Steven Zeitchik, correspondente no Cairo, basta ir aqui.