USA/Egypt | Documentary | 90 minutes

Director: Fredrik Stanton

Producer: Alexander Davidis, Samer Ezeldin, Fredrik Stanton

Cinematographer: Samer Ezeldin

Editor: William James Hamilton

Composer: Robert Babicz


Synopsis: As timely as today’s headlines, and replete with historical context and thoughtful analysis, Uprising is a vivid documentary that captures the drama, chaos, and complexity of a revolution in the making. Produced by an extraordinary Academy Award-winning team including the executive producer of Taxi to the Dark Side and the editor of Inside Job, Uprising looks at the inside story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its principal leaders and organizers, including four Nobel Peace Prize nominees.

Filmmaker Bio: Fredrik Stanton is a well-regarded journalist who has been published in The Washington PostForbesPoliticoThe Boston Herald, and the United Nations Association’s A Global Agenda. His book, Great Negotiations: Agreements that Changed the Modern World, won the Grand Prize at the London Book Festival, Best Non-Fiction book at the Los Angeles Book Festival, and three categories at the International Book Awards.