Minority of One | StandWithUs

How does a regular young man from Cairo grow up hating Jews? How does he free his mind from that hatred and ultimately free himself, even at the risk of losing his life? What do pivotal world events like 9/11 and the Arab Spring look like through his eyes?

 

Minority of One tells the story of

Hussein Aboubakr, a former political refugee from Cairo, Egypt

To read the press release for the film click here.

"Minority of One" Directed and Edited by ORI GUENDELMAN Written by HUSSEIN ABOUBAKR Produced by MAX SAMAROV ROZ ROTHSTEIN ROY STEIN Cinematography and Field Sound by ARI EDELMAN Sound Mix and Color by SCOTT LEVINE Original Illustrations by MARI TAKEYAMA

PHOTOS FOR PROMOTIONAL ART BY ALISDARE HICKSON. NO ENDORSEMENT OF FILM MADE

Synopsis

SPOILER ALERT

Hussein was born in 1989 to an Arab Muslim family in Cairo, Egypt. After being exposed to antisemitic propaganda throughout his youth, Hussein decided to teach himself Hebrew in order to better understand how fight the "enemy".

Minority of One Book

Want to know more about Hussein's story? His book delves even deeper than the documentary and is available here.

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