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Original Art is dangerous: interview with Tunisian filmmaker Nadia El Fani.


Tuesday 28 April 2015, by siawi3

Source: Bread and Roses TV with Maryam Namazie and Fariborz Pooya

28 April 2015


Interview with Tunisian Filmmaker Nadia El Fani

According to Salman Rushdie, “original art is never created in the safe middle ground, but always at the edge. Originality is dangerous. It challenges, questions, overturns assumptions, unsettles moral codes, disrespects sacred cows or other such entities. It can be shocking, or ugly, or... controversial. And if we believe in liberty, if we want the air we breathe to remain plentiful and breathable, this is the art whose right to exist we must not only defend, but celebrate. Art is not entertainment. At its very best, it’s a revolution.”

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Director: Reza Moradi

Translator: Khosro Gharib