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Taha by Amer Hlehel

Taha

Festival 2017 ·On Tour ·Performance · Tags: , ,

A lyrical story of the life of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, written and performed by Amer Hlehel. “With this small pencil I will draw the word I will write the world.” Forced from his home in Galilee in 1948, Taha and his family must face the reality of war.…
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Sacré Printemps! Photo: Blandine Soulage

Sacré Printemps!

Festival 2017 ·On Tour ·Performance · Tags: ,

Inspired by the hopes and pressures of building a new civil society, choreographers Aïcha M’Barek and Hafiz Dhaou create a visceral streetscape of today’s Tunisia. Featuring life-sized silhouettes by seminal street artist Bilal Berreni (Zoo-project), which appeared on Tunis’ main avenue after the revolution, Sacré Printemps! celebrates the diverse individuals…
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And Here I Am, Hassan Abdulrazzak

And Here I Am

Festival 2017 ·On Tour ·Performance · Tags:

Based on the actor Ahmed Tobasi’s personal coming of age story, And Here I Am is an epic voyage of identity and self discovery. Combining fact and fantasy, tragedy and comedy, spanning both the first Palestinian intifada and the second, we follow him through his transformation from armed resistance fighter…
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