City of Sanctuary or City of Dreams? Conversations with Madani Younis and the events of Carthage.

I have been lucky enough over the past couple of weeks to be involved with the discussion going on at Freedom Studios around their new show The City of Dreams http://www.themill-cityofdreams.com/ Both Madani (Artistic Director) and Omar (Associate Director) have some sharp ideas, and a few sessions of throwing narrative ideas around have taught me […]

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Thoughts on Writing Hurr

The story of Hurr is based on the narration of the story of the third Imam of Shia’ Muslims, Hussein.  For the Shia’, the story of the death of Hussein and the murder of his family means the physical victory of tyranny over justice, at the same time as it does the eventual and ultimate victory […]

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