Tue, 13 Jul|
Sheffield City Centre
Umama Hamido: On Akka's Shore (Film + Q&A)
On Akka’s Shore is a fictional memoir of Umama and her friend Tareq Al Jazzar based on hallucinations, dreams and out-of-body experiences...
Time & Location
13 Jul 2021, 19:00 – 20:30
Sheffield City Centre, Fitzalan Square, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1, UK
About the Event
On Akka’s Shore is a fictional memoir of Umama and her friend Tareq Al Jazzar based on hallucinations, dreams and out-of-body experiences, scenes slip between Akka in Palestine, a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, Hamido’s city of birth, Beirut and London, their current home. On Akka’s Shore takes us on an exploration of the chaos of memory in relation to personal and collective history.
Followed by a Q&A with Umama Hamido.
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