Blogs in April 2020

Grandfather’s Tale 15th April 2020

In Damascus, an old woman tells her grandchildren tales of her own grandfather who had come from Daghestan in the Caucasus many years before.My Grandfather’s Tale explores the close links between the Muslim Caucasus and the Arab world against...

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Sabriya: Damascus Bitter Sweet 15th April 2020

Sabriya portrays life in Damascus in the 1920’s. Central to the story is Sabriya’s journey to self-knowledge, intertwined with the rise and eclipse of national and feminist awareness during her painful life. The national revolt is crushed by superior...

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