Documenting the Revolution: What Next?
panel discussion (in English). The event is free and open to the public.


Dear All,

You are invited to a panel discussion entitled: « Documenting the Revolution: What Next? » hosted by Darb 1718 and the Egypt State Alumni Association.

The event aims to bring together a diverse group of Egyptian and American artists, journalists, and activists to discuss documentation and the revolution. Panelists will specifically explore film, journalism, graffiti art, and photography as mediums of documentation and reflect on their personal experiences. »

The event is free and open to the public. It will take place on May 4 from 6-8 p.m at Darb 1718. Darb 1718 is located on Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen in Old Cairo behind the Hanging Church and Amr Mosque. The panel discussion will be held in English.

Please contact Haytham Atef if you have any questions: [email protected]

Panelist Bios:
Hala Galal
is the founder of Semat, a nonprofit cultivating the next generation of independent filmmakers in Egypt. Hala has produced dozens of documentaries and feature films. She also participated in the U.S. Embassy’s International Visitor Leadership Program, a 3 week exchange linking her to practitioners in her field from all over the world. She is currently working on a film documenting the Egyptian Revolution and will talk about filmmakers documenting the revolution.

Lauren E. Bohn is a multimedia journalist and 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow in Egypt. She is the assistant editor of the Cairo Review, a new policy journal and website launched by the School of Global Affairs at the American University in Cairo. She is a graduate of NYU and Northwestern universities. Her multimedia work has been published by CNN, TIME, The New York Times, Huffington Post, among others. She recently published a piece in Foreign Policy Magazine on Women and the Revolution and will talk about journalists documenting the revolution.

Ramy Nagy is the co-founder of BeenaProject.com, which was founded during the Egyptian revolution. Beena features innovative social entrepreneurial projects that encourage collaboration in Egypt and the world. Ramy is also the Creative and Managing Director of MADEO Creative Agency in Cairo and New York. Prior to MADEO, he worked in New York and Hollywood at a number of leading film and marketing firms, where they shaped his view on the importance of multidisciplinary teamwork for creating innovative projects. Ramy actively consults several international non-government organizations on how to engage with their communities. Ramy is a Bard College graduate and Seeds of Peace alumnus. He will talk about the Revolution Graffiti Project.

Sabelo Narasimhan is a graduate student in International Policy at New York University (NYU) and currently pursuing graduate study in Migration and Refugee Studies at American University of Cairo (AUC). Prior to photographing the revolution in Egypt, Sabelo had most recently been documenting the political work of many NYC community-based organizations, on their campaigns related to immigration and youth political education. Sabelo will talk about photography and the revolution.

Organized by
Egyptian State Alumni Community


KasrEl Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareenin Old Cairo behind the Hanging Church and Amr Mosque
Cairo, Egypt
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