” When you have an American mother from the Midwest and an Egyptian father, you travel back and forth and see such completely different stories in the news about the exact same events. It makes you think, ‘How is anybody able to understand or even have a dialogue when the basis of information is just so completely different?’ “


” Traveling around the world during the World Cup in 2006, I was thinking, ‘Wow, this is such an incredible and global event.’ “


” If you can laugh with somebody and relate to somebody, it becomes harder to dehumanize them. I think that most of what we are constantly bombarded with in terms of media leads you to a creation of ‘the Other’ and a dehumanization of ‘the Other,’ and it’s very much an us-versus-them conversation. “


” When I hear the words ‘activist filmmaking,’ I think of somebody who’s an activist, who wants to prove a particular point. “


” I think everybody’s had that feeling of sitting in a theater, in a dark room, with other strangers, watching a very powerful film, and they felt that feeling of transformation. “



All 5 Jehane Noujaim Quotes about Think in picture


When you have an American mother from the Midwest and an Egyptian father, you travel back and forth and see such completely different stories in the news about the exact same events. It makes you think,
Traveling around the world during the World Cup in 2006, I was thinking,


If you can laugh with somebody and relate to somebody, it becomes harder to dehumanize them. I think that most of what we are constantly bombarded with in terms of media leads you to a creation of
When I hear the words
I think everybody
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