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One Person, Many Questions

What does Revolution mean to you? How, and where, did you experience the “18 Days” in Egypt? What values are important to you? Which way is the Arab World going, and what does all of this mean for the cultural scenes in Tunis, Ramallah and Cairo?

100 Voices poses questions to people not only experiencing the changes in the Arab World, but also actively shaping them. Cultural managers, journalists, theater and filmmakers, publishers, translators, artists and teachers explain their personal view of the Revolution and current developments in their country.

Subject Videos – One Question, Many Answers

What is your impression of Germany?
What means art to you?
How did the internet influence the revolution?
Which book are you currently reading?

Whether a crucial question, human rights or individual happiness, some subjects have no limits. In the 100 Voices subject videos, artists and culture makers from North Africa and the Near East answer central questions on politics, society and individual liberty in a changing Arab world. More ...

    Current Videos

    Mona Shahien, Founder and Director of Tahrir Lounge, Egypt

    “Participate in the change is not just a slogan. It is a method and it is a way of life.”


    Mona Shahien Founder and Director of Tahrir Lounge, Egypt

    Mona Shahien, Tahrir Lounge owner, Egypt

    “Participate in the change is not just a slogan. It is a method and it is a way of life.”


    Mohamed Hashem Publisher, Egypt

    Mohamed Hashem, Publisher, Egypt

    ”I see a future which will give people freedom and rights.“


    Dr. Hussein Al-Ageli Director of Academic Language Centers, Libya

    Dr. Hussein Al-Ageli. Director of Academic Language Centers, Libya

    “To see him after 40 years of dictatorship, of oppression, of atrocities against human life and freedom... There is a sense of justice that can't be controlled at times.”


    Rania Stephan, Filmmaker, Lebanon

    Rania Stephan, Lebanon, Filmmaker

    “What is called the Arab Springs is definitely a new historical face in the history of the nation.”


    Saed Karzoun Social Media Trainer and Journalist, Palestine

    Saed Karzoun, Social Media Trainer and Journalist, Palestine

    “I dont write to destroy. I write to develop.”

    100 Voices is a project of the Goethe-Institut as part of the German-Egyptian/German-Tunisian Transformation Partnership, funded by the Federal Foreign Office.