The Text of my Life: Alaa al Aswany
In Filmhuis Studio A the festival's guest writers present their favourite literary texts, and explain why a particular poem, novel excerpt, or song lyric influenced their life and work. Which memory, what feeling does this text call up for them? A continuous interview programme, in which the audience also talks with the writers. Hosted by Wim Brands. In English
Alaa al Aswani replaces Mircea Cărtărescu, who had to cancel his appearance for personal reasons.