A powerful, yet intimate vision of war, beauty and life in refuge by Melbourne spoken word artist Alia Gabres.
Produced by Shuttermain
The City of SABA was written in the 13th century by the Sufi mystic poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi and translated and recited in our film by Coleman Barks. What is so striking about this poem is it’s relevance to what is happening in our SABA – Washington, D.C.
One of 21 video poems in Four Seasons Productions newly released Moving Poetry Series – Three innovative new films – RANT * RAVE * RIFF.
Dreams For My Generation performed by Faduma Warsame
Created by Poet Nation
WORDS: ALIA GABRES,
VIDEO & PRODUCTION: SHUTTERMAIN
Hersi is a former US Marine and veteran of Iraq. He is also a Somali Muslim. In this Video he recounts his experience as a Muslim in the American school system and the US military.