Talk and Q&A with acclaimed author and director, Ahmed Masoud - Bristol Palestine Film Festival

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Date: 04 December 2019
Venue: Frenchay Campus, D Block, Room TBC
Time: 13:00-14:00


We welcome students and staff to join us for this exciting and what promises to be an incredibly insightful talk from highly acclaimed author and director Ahmed Masoud as part of Bristol Palestine Film Festival's portfolio of events and activities!

Join us on Wednesday 4 December, 13:00-14:00 for a guest talk and Q&A. This event is open to all staff and students, it is particularly relevant to those studying: Politics and International Relations, Film and Journalism, Drama, Creative Writing, English, Any Social Science or Philosophy degree.

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Ahmed Masoud

Ahmed Masoud is the author of the debut novel Vanished - The Mysterious Disappearance of Mustafa Ouda. Ahmed is a writer and director who grew up in Palestine and moved to the UK in 2002. His theatre credits include Obliterated (featuring Maxine Peake London 2019), The Shroud Maker (London 2016-2019), Camouflage (London 2017), Walaa, Loyalty (London 2014, funded by Arts Council England), Go to Gaza, Drink the Sea (London and Edinburgh 2009) and Escape from Gaza (BBC Radio 4, 2011).

Ahmed is the founder of Al Zaytouna Dance Theatre (2005) where he wrote and directed several productions in London, with subsequent European Tours. After finishing his PhD research, Ahmed published many journals and articles including a chapter in Britain and the Muslim World: A Historical Perspective (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). An earlier version of Vanished won the Muslim Writers Awards (London 2011, supported by Penguin Books).

Application 39 is Masoud's latest story; it was dramatised for WDR Radio (Germany) in November 2018 and published in the new anthology Palestine + 100 (Comma Press 2019). For more information, please visit Ahmed's website.

Cost: Free
Contact: Imogen Hirst
E-mail: imogen.hirst@uwe.ac.uk

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