#18DaysInEgypt, A Crowd-Sourced, Social Media Fueled Documentary in the Making

Using new technology and social media sites like Twitter and YouTube, a group of documentarians is creating a history of the revolutions.

All eyes remain on the Middle East. And for good reason. The protests in Egypt last month ended 30 years of rule by Hosni Mubarak in just 18 days. Egypt’s proverbial tip of the iceberg resulted from the so-called “Jasmine Revolution” in Tunisia, where after 23 years, President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was forced out of office after street protests erupted against his leadership. Now it's time to start collecting a history of these swift revolutions. And you can participate!

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