Receiving an Oscar nomination for documentary feature The Square is "double cause for pride", said British-born actor Khalid Abdalla, who stars as one of the main protagonists in the film.
Jehane Noujaim's documentary is based in Tahrir Square, in Cairo and follows the journey of three protesters, each from a different background.
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