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RadioWest and Utah Film Center have partnered to present the best in documentary filmmaking. We talk with established and new directors who are changing the way audiences see the world and then screen their films.

Through the Lens: The Square

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Friday, we continue our Through the Lens documentary series with a portrait of activism and unrest from Cairo's Tahrir Square. The film is called "The Square," and it offers a window into the emotional drama and personal stories behind the news. Director Jehane Noujaim describes the young Egyptians she follows as revolutionaries armed with nothing more than social media and YouTube videos. She'll join us to talk about the evolution of a 21st century revolution. 

On Wednesday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m., RadioWest and the Utah Film Center will present a screening of The Square at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It's part of our Through the Lens documentary series. Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer will also be available for a Q&A following the free screening. Amer will be with us in person and Noujaim will join via Skype.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seats are available on a first-come basis.