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International media glorified the keyboard activists and played up the role of the Internet in sparking the revolution – to the exasperation of street activists who retort that few Egyptians use the Internet, and even fewer use it for politics.

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood complain that the film ignores the deaths of their members at the military’s hands.

Liberals deride The Square’s lack of attention to the pharaonic actions of Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood’s deposed president, during his reign.

Noujaim has dedicated her life to directing and producing films in the United States and the Middle East.

Before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Harvard, she was awarded the Gardiner Fellowship for (2004), a documentary that exposes the difference in media coverage between the Arab and the Western world during the United States’ war with Iraq, that she would become the first woman and the youngest recipient of the coveted TED Prize in 2006.

Shots of tanks running over civilians and security forces dragging dead bodies onto piles of trash bring life to the word “crackdown.” A weeping mother talking to her martyred son’s comrades stands in for reported death tolls.

In Egypt, where the government controls which movies appear in theaters, The Square has not been officially released.

It’s impossible to comprehend the divisiveness of The Square among Egyptians – or the problems that have bedeviled Egypt since the fall of Mubarak in 2011 – without understanding the ubiquitous use of the word “traitor.” During his rule, Mubarak claimed to be defending the country from American-Israeli plots.

When protests denounced him, he named the activists foreign agents and traitors. By the time I arrived in Cairo, nine months after the fall of Mubarak, Ahmed Salah showed me a newspaper denouncing him and distinguished Egyptian diplomat Mohamed El Baradei as traitors – a complaint echoed by the more liberal activists profiled in The Square.

But where it has been screened privately, the response has been contentious.

A New York Times article chronicled some of the reactions.

'The Square' is an intimate observational documentary that tells the real story of the ongoing struggle of the Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of six very different protesters.