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BEIT El HEKMA, The Journey to the Deep End of Mahmud Darwish, In Commemoration of Mahmud Darwish (1941-2008)
December 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Journey of the Deep End is the journey into the depth and deep feelings of Mahmud Darwish. Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as the Palestinian national poet. He won numerous awards for his works. Darwish used Palestine as a metaphor for the loss of Eden, birth and resurrection, and the anguish of dispossession and exile. And he was writing about love in it’s different meanings. He has been described as the man of action whose action is poetry. When he was reading poetry, he filled entire football stadiums.
Director: Hamada Shousha
Speakers: Nashwa Ahmed, Tamer Elgazzar, Esraa Magdy, Nourhan Hamdy, Zeynab, and Sherif Qabbani
Music: Sherif Mostafa
Light: Mohamed Abdel Mohsen