Tickling Giants Poster

Release Date: 2016

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Following the Arab Spring and in need of a laugh, Dr. Bassem Youssef left his career as a heart surgeon in Cairo to try his hand at comedy. Youssef incorporated his observations from Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" into "Al Bernameg," the first political satire show in Egypt. Thirty million viewers watched each episode.

Cast: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart

Director: Sara Taksler

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Sarkasmos Productions

Keywords: Office, Sacrifice, Pursuit, Escape, Underdog, House, Inspiring, Intense, Rise