Netflix Buys First-Run Rights For “The Square,” A Documentary About Egyptian Protests

Posted Nov 4, 2013

Netflix has bought the first-run rights to a documentary about the Egyptian protests at Cairo’s Tahrir Square.  The documentary is called “The Square” and it will debut exclusively on Netflix early next year. 

The documentary was put together by Jehane Noujaim and it focuses on the Egyptian Revolution that started in 2011.  “The Square” is currently playing at theaters in Los Angeles and New York. 

“The Square” won awards at the Sundance and Toronto film festivals.