June 27, 2018
Film poster for Yaman with young Syrian boy

Filming Syria: Stories from the Jasmine Tree

A screening of short films from young Syrian filmmakers shown as part of Refugee Week 2018.
June 21, 2018
Rana Haddad portrait

Book review and interview: The Unexpected Objects of Dunya Noor by Rana Haddad

Rana Haddad, author of ‘The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor’, shares thoughts on astronomy, fortune-telling, love, politics, goddesses and an Arab Shakespeare.
April 14, 2018

Artist Collects Stories From the Hearts of Syrians

Al-Fanar Media profiles Spanish artist and filmmaker Juan delGado's work leading the Qisetna project
January 19, 2018
Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, Dima Mekdad, Lord Dubs, Julia Rampen

Qisetna at the Houses of Parliament

Lessons from the 1930s: Insights from the UK's Refugee History.
January 17, 2018

Book review: Tiger and Clay – Syria Fragments

'Part memoir and reminiscence, part meditation and critique': a review of Syrian poet Rana Abdulfattah’s Tiger and Clay - Syria fragments
September 8, 2017
woman in shadow with middle eastern instrument

Storytelling workshops in Nottingham

Qisetna: Talking Syria in collaboration with New Art Exchange in Nottingham held a series of storytelling workshops in September.
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