Forever Arab? at the Edinburgh Festival 2017

Edinburgh Festivals 2017

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Shubbak is delighted to be partnering on two events at the Edinburgh Festivals this August. Forever Arab? explores the reception of Arab theatre makers, and Reflections on Syria presents Syrian short films.

Arab Feminist Voices

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Razor Sharp showcases three pieces of new writing by Arab women. The title can be taken to refer to an obsession with hair that goes across the Middle East. It also indicates the edginess of the writing. Yamina Bakiri, an Algerian neuroscientist who grew up in France, examines the rise and…
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An Awakening

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Sevan K. Greene on his play Nahda, whose characters are modern Middle-Easterners from the real world Nahda is an interesting beast in my zoo of plays because it is actually made up of four pre-existing short plays or ‘visions’ (three of which were performed elsewhere and one which has never…
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