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Poets of Protest

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Al Khadra: Poet of the Desert

The Sahrawi war poetess is a vivid testament to three decades of the Sahara conflict.

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Mazen Maarouf: Hand Made

Thanks to his outspoken work the Palestinian poet finds himself wandering the world with his notebook his only security.

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Manal Al Sheikh: Fire Won't Eat Me Up

It is lethal for the poet to write in Iraq, so she struggles to inspire from snowy Norway.

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Yehia Jaber: Laughter is My Exit

The former fighter journeys across Lebanon to explain why he now battles for change with nothing but words.

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Hala Mohammad: Waiting for Spring

Exiled in Paris, the Syrian poet despairs for her country as the crisis there deepens.

Artscape: Poets of Protest

Ahmed Fouad Negm: Writing a Revolution

Dubbed the voice of Egypt's revolution, this film follows an 83-year-old finding his place in a revolution of the young.