2013 Edition's Arab and African Freedom Films

The Reluctant Revolutionary

The Reluctant Revolutionary

  • Section :Arab and African Freedom Films
  • Country :UK, Ireland
  • Production Year :2012
  • Runtime: 70 Minutes

    Director: Sean McAllister

    Screenwriter: Sean McAllister

    Cinematographer: Sean McAllister

    Editor: Johnny Burke

    Music Composer: Denis Clohessy

    Synopsis: An intimate portrait of Yemen as the revolution unfolds, told through the eyes of tour guide leader Kais, an intelligent commentator on the changing times in his country byoffering poignant moments of reflection, loss, anger and hope on the unknown road to revolution. Filmed with exceptional access to a country where no other camera crews or journalists were allowed to remain, we live Kais's journey from pro-President to a reluctant revolutionary who is joining the angry protesters in the increasingly bloody streets of Sanaa.

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