CultureHub Artalk Series / Theatre Without Borders / Theatre and Resistance in the Middle East
Catherine Filloux from Theatre Without Borders in Conversation with Theatre Artists from Iraq and Pakistan
Walid Shamil Interview, Part 1.
Mr. Shamil is theater artist and teacher in Baghdad speaks about the conditions and theater work in his city.
Walid Shamil interview, Part 2.
Walid Shamil talks about a play performed/improvised by his students called, "September" about September 11.
Shahid Nadeem Interview Part 1.
Background on Shahid Nadeem's theatre company, Ajoka, Theatre for Social Change.
Shahid Nadeem Interview Part 2.
Censorship in Pakistan: pressure from extremists and self censorship.
Shahid Nadeem Interview Part 3.
Peace-building work of Shahid Nadeem and his theatre company, Ajoka; exchanges with other countries.
Amir Al-Azraki Part 1.
Iraqi Playwright, Canada and Basra, Iraq. He performes from his short play, "Stuck". Speaks about theater and reconciliation in Iraq.
Amir Al-Azraki Part 2.
Discussion about theater as tool; the nature of Iraqi audiences; theater of the elite vs working class; usefulness of comedy in Iraqi theater; problems with stereotypes; ideas for dissemination of his dissertation.