Jehane Noujaim is the gutsy filmmaker behind Control Room, the controversial documentary following events at Al Jazeera — the largest Arab news network — from the onset of the Iraq war. Jehane left for Qatar two weeks before the US invasion and gained access to both Al Jazeera and the US Military’s Central Command. She also produced and directed the award-winning film, Startup.com. Jehane is on a mission to uncover cultural truths, and she’s looking for ideas for her next documentary. We suspect the TED community will have some thoughts on this TED Prize wish …
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In 2006, filmmaker Jehane Noujaim won a TED Prize with her wish to bring the world together for one day of film. Today during Session 4: Wish, she talks about her latest film, The Square. The Oscar-nominated documentary follows the lives of a group of protestors during the Egyptian Revolution. Their mantra: “We will no […]
In June of 2006, we posted six talks online. Since then, our universe has grown exponentially to 1600+ talks and all the initiatives you see on the map above. Thus, we’re planning an exciting new version of TED.com, designed for deeper exploration of ideas. To find out how we’re rebuilding the site, and how you […]