Browsing American University in Cairo Scholarly Communications by Medium "documentaries"

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  • Malash, Yassmeen (2012-10-16)
    This is a 14-minute audio documentary that focuses on the development of underground music in Egypt, through the scope of the not-so-popular genres such as Metal. The documentary looks at how music was back in the Nineties ...
  • Mahmoud, Kanzy (2015-05-18)
    Over the years, more and more AUC (American University in Cairo) students apply for a semester abroad and come back with their stories unheard although they had some of the most enriching experiences a person can have. As ...
  • Shaker, Nadeen (2012-05-09)
    The dictionary definition of an atlas is a book of maps and charts. In this audio documentary, Nadeen Shaker attempts to explore another type of atlas: that in the minds and memories of people in the A-U-C community who ...
  • Tawfik, Mona (2012-12-16)
    An interesting phenomenon has been taking place in Cairo, Egypt. College students appear to be tying the knot earlier than the contemporary age. Mona Tawfik investigates.
  • Ibrahim, Nour (2015-12-15)
    This audio documentary examines the available educational opportunities for children with autism in Egypt. Through interviews with parents and educators, Nour Ibrahim tries to understand autism, explore the available ...
  • Abdallah, Salma Hamed (2014-12-18)
    This documentary is about the independent cinema in Egypt. It examines the obstacles its filmmakers face and how they manage to pass it and achieve success. It also explores the origins of this kind of cinema in Egypt and ...
  • Mohamed, Jehad (2014-12-21)
    This audio documentary that is dedicated to tell the stories of those women who went to the square and suffered of sexual harassment just for being females. It is to show the role that women played in the revolution and ...
  • Reda, Sara (2013-12-19)
    Despite the modernization phase that Egypt is passing through and the spreading of Latin dancing, many Egyptians still have negative attitudes towards dancing in general. Salsa dancing is believed to make men sissy and ...
  • Magharious, Luciana (2013-12-11)
    Atheists have been overlooked by the Egyptian society for a long time. However, following the January 25th revolution in Egypt, atheists in the country are speaking up and calling for their rights to be integrated in the ...
  • El gendy, Nahla (2015-05-25)
    A 9.30-minute audio documentary about the Egyptian wedding ceremonies and how they've dramatically changed throughout the years, since the 1960s until now. This is done by contrasting the old and new wedding ceremonies and ...
  • Hegab, Salma (2013-12-19)
    Women Rights, a topic often underrated and put on the bottom shelf. “It’s not a priority now,” they say. In this project, amazing and empowered women were interviewed discussing women’s rights issues in Egypt, and how the ...
  • Irshad, Ghazala (2013-05-20)
    Chugging along faulty infrastructure, and driven by corruption, Egypt’s railway system is on track to disaster, with 550 train accidents every year. Horrific deaths, public outrage, and politicians’ promises always follow. ...
  • Ahmed, Ahmed (2012-12-12)
    There are more than 2.2 million people with visual disabilities living in Egypt most of which suffer from poverty, lack of accessibilities, ineffective educational techniques and governmental negligence; yet they still ...
  • El Sayed, Alaa (2015-12-14)
    The aim of this audio documentary is to highlight the controversy that has been caused by the recent boom and popularity of the electro-Chaabi music in Egypt: whether it liberates people from the many restrictions they ...
  • Badr, Linda Abdellatif (2012-12-12)
    Online radio gives you more space of freedom of expressing yourself, it's much more experimental projects where it gives an opportunity for young youth people to work on these projects. It's more straightforward, short to ...
  • Elmenofi, Mariam (Mariam Elmenofi, 2015-12-14)
    This audio documentary tackles the current issue of the boom of youth migration focusing more on their desire to migrate after the revolution by two years.
  • Abdellatif, Yara (2012-12-10)
    Research shows that different types of music have different effects on people. Just like some songs can make us laugh, and other songs make us cry, some believe songs can actually change the way we think, and can ultimately ...
  • Youmna, Mohamed (2013-05-20)
  • Iskander, Christine Rafik (2013-06-05)
    The old art of criticism is called Hijaa’. It started in the Arabian Peninsula, where Arabs wrote it in poetry to make fun and criticize each other. This form has been in practice since the Pre-Islamic era until now in ...