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Omar Robert Hamilton

Omar Robert Hamilton is a filmmaker, producer of the Palestine Festival of Literature and a founding member of the Mosireen Collective in Cairo

Since 2011 he has made dozens of short documentaries on the Egyptian Revolution, helping to make Mosireen the most watched non-profit YouTube channel in Egypt of all time.

His films have appeared on the BBC, al Jazeera and several domestic Egyptian channels; his articles in the Guardian, the BBC and Jadaliyya and his photographs in the Guardian, the Economist and the Daily Beast.

Short film credits

Image from مع إني أعرف أن النهر قد جف

مع إني أعرف أن النهر قد جف

Palestine | Jan 2013 | 19:30
Caught between his brother's past and his child's future, one man's choice triggers catastrophe for his whole family.
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