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Oscar-Nominated Film 'The Square' Examines Egypt Uprising, Aftermath

The Egyptian uprising that unseated President Hosni Mubarak, a decades-long autocrat, is three years old. An unusual documentary, The Square, takes an intimate view of the events and has been nominated for an Oscar, the first Egyptian film to receive this honor. The uprising began in January 2011 with a burst of optimism. Thousands of Egyptians of all stripes converged on a central square, demanding the departure of the military-backed ruler. After 18 days, the unbelievable...

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