A special book launch to mark the release of Sara: Prison Memoir of a Kurdish Revolutionary, the second instalment of the iconic memoirs of Sakine Cansiz, one of the first female fighters of the PKK.
What constraints do filmmakers face when they make and distribute films in the Middle East? To what extent are these constraints both harmful and productive? This day of discussions and film screenings explores new insights into cinematic creativity in sites of conflict and crisis.
Part of Emerge Festival
Artist Umama Hamido performs this live art piece which combines film, text, sound and rap. On Akka’s Shore is a fictional memoir, scenes slip between Akka in Palestine, a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, Hamido’s cith of birth, Beirut and London. Part of Emerge Festival.