London's Southbank Centre is hosting a week-long festival that celebrates the creativity and resilience of refugee and asylum-seeking filmmakers. Organised by Counterpoints Arts, we spoke with Refugee Week's curator, Sarah Agha, about the showcase.
A two-part BBC documentary on the Nakba has bucked the trend of mainstream British media to give unprecedented coverage of the Palestinian plight. The New Arab sat down with Sarah Agha, the programme's co-host, to explain the show's significance.
The diaspora exists in perpetual tension between longing for and romanticising their homeland. Is it like how it's told in stories? Returning to Iraq for the first time 31 years after leaving, Dalia Dawood explores these questions of dual identity.