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"Hosam and Tarek are referred to as ‘The Tent Makers of Cairo’ following their appearance in Kim Beamish’s documentary of the same name. The documentary follows them and other tentmakers through the political unrest that followed the end of president Mubarak’s rule in early 2011. The ancient art of Egyptian tent hangings has been practised since the time of the Pharaohs and not only make for and effective and intimate focal point for the film but are an art form that has to be seen in person to be truly appreciated."

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