The Uprising

Friday 19th September / 6PM @ The Maltings Theatre & Cinema

Regional Premiere

The Uprising shows us the Arab revolutions from the inside. It is a multi-camera, first-person account of that fragile, irreplaceable moment when life ceases to be a prison, and everything becomes possible again.

From Northumberland born director Peter Snowdon, comes a feature-length documentary composed entirely of videos made by citizens and long-term residents of Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria and Yemen. The film uses this footage, not to recount the actual chronology of events or analyse their causes, but to create an imaginary pan-Arab uprising that exists (for the moment) only on the screen.

Followed by Q&A with director Peter Snowdon & producer Samm Haillay.

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Artist Peter Snowdon Country UK, Belgium, Yemen, Tunisia, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Bahrain Year 2013 Duration 78 minutes Cert Suggested 15