Autumn Documentary Film Season 12th October to 7th November 2013

The Reluctant Revolutionary

Tuesday 22nd October @ 6.45pm
The Reluctant Revolutionary (70 minutes)
Director: Sean McAllister
UK. Ireland, 2012

Early 2011 – revolution is about to break out in Yemen. Sean’s affable guide Kais, a young father who is not politically engaged, but eager to tell about his own life in the midst of the riots. As the film progresses we witness how ordinary people get sucked in to events that change their lives forever. Kais visit to ‘Change Square’ in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, and the epicentre of the peaceful protests, begins his journey from sceptical outsider to engaged participant.

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