This film is the story of how Egyptian democracy died on 14th August 2013, with a massacre of over a thousand people in Cairo’s Rabaa Square.
Crowds had gathered to show their loyalty to democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi, who had been ousted in a coup d’état. Morsi’s victory at the polls had been welcomed by President Barack Obama and other world leaders. He intended to push Egypt towards civilian democracy. Now Egyptian military forces set out to slaughter his supporters as the country descended into a state of emergency.
Festival Status: Winner
Best Feature Documentary
MEMORIES OF A…