After nearly 5,000 years of autocratic rule the Egpytian people finally get the chance of a truly free election in 2011. But how can democratic thinking and acting be established in a country that has never experienced it before? Ashraf El Sharkawy, 39, knows Egypt only from his summer holidays. Born and raised in Germany to Egyptian parents he has become a succsessfull manager for the largest insurance company in the world when the revolution on Tahrir-Square unfolds and Ashraf hears his call. Driven by the urge to give something back to his ancestor's country he returns to Egypt to start a democratization campaign called ‘Freedom Bus’. His goal is to reach one million peope in six months prior to the elections. Will the bus hold and will the people listen to a foreigner?
- Director Fatima Abdollahyan
- Producer Ingo Fliess