My research investigates the potential and possibility of utilizing documentary as a platform to document, “history from below” in Egypt over the last decade. It has found significant gaps in the literature; both in relation to the understanding of documentary practices in Egypt and the Arab World, and in representations of the truth and reality of the Arab public. 

I am especially interested in the relationships between documentary, journalism, film, and alternative documenting practices such as animation, theatre, and web-based storytelling, particularly as they are applied in authoritarian regimes.


Documentary - Storytelling - History From Below - Journalism - Reality - Post-truth - VR - Media - Co-creation - Collaborative Documentary

Research areas and keywords


  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • NE Print media

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2019 - MA , Filmmaking MA: Concept to Screen , Bangor University
  • 2015 - BA , Bachelor of Arts: Journalism
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