In this Muftah podcast, we speak to award-wining Egyptian filmmaker Karim El-Shenawy about his latest film “Salafi,” a documentary about two Egyptian Salafists with diametrically different views on the Salafist movement and the current state of Egyptian politics. Among other things, we talk to Karim about the rise of Salafism in Egypt and the increasing divisions within Egypt’s Salafist community, including the emergence of the Costa Salafists, a group of progressive Salafis and non-Salafis working for social justice in Egypt.

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