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A personal documentary about a young man, with parents from two different cultures (US, Egypt), on a quest to understand himself.
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Update 2/29/2012

Posted by Mustafa Eck (Creator)

Hello everyone!

Hope everyone is doing well.  Wanted to share a couple pieces of good news.

For one, I've learned that the music video I shot in Egypt, just before the revolution, has been written and featured in a recent New York Times article - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/30/opinion/the-mixtape-of-the-revolution.html  Have a look if you please.  

Secondly, for anyone in the LA area especially, or anyone with a TV really, I'll be on NBC Los Angeles this Friday at  7 pm, speaking with Colleen Williams on her Non Stop LA program about the documentary and my recent experience in Egypt.  I'll leave the channels below.  Also, I've made some progress with various incentives.  Soon enough I'll be mailing them out - of coarse they have to get here from Egypt first!

Outlet   Channel #

Over-the-air   Digital Channel 4.2

Charter Communication    Ch. 304

Time Warner   Ch. 225

Cox   Ch. 804

Verizon FIOS   Ch. 460

Best,

Mustafa (Toby)

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Cairo 12/18/2011

Posted by Mustafa Eck (Creator)

Already in my short time here in Cairo, I've seen the difference between what the state media is reporting and what is happening on the ground in Tahrir as we speak.  Many Egyptians believe that the people that are in Tahrir Square now are agitators who are being paid by Hosni Mubarak and his cronies to disrupt order.  

I went down to Tahrir last night and was in the crowd as troops were firing live rounds at the front lines.  The government is also claiming that they are showing great restraint, even though ten Egyptians have reportedly been killed in the recent protests and more than 450 have been hospitalized.  

The bottom line is that genuine information, even within Egypt itself, is hard to come by.