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On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Algeria's independence and the 80th anniversary of Albert Camus's novel The Outsider, let's meet Algerian writer Kamel Daoud, author of The Meursault Investigation which won him the 2015 Prix Goncourt du premier roman, and Booker Prize winning Nigerian poet and playwright Ben Okri. Together they will share their respective views on Albert Camus's legacy in light of the post-colonial turn in a conversation chaired by journalist and author Agnès Poirier.
As part of Voices of Algeria
The talk will be preceded by the screening of the short film :
Directed by Mitra Tabrizian
Text by Ben Okri
Commissioned by Coronet Theatre, 2018.
- 143 Sahara Street + Elles
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- Out of Algeria: Faïza Guène & Sarah Ardizzone
- At War for Algeria