Film Review: Kindil El Bahr

Director: Damien Ounouri
Genre: Short, Drama

Kindil El Bahr is a 40-minute visual representation of Khaled Hosseini’s quote in his book  A Thousand Splendid Suns : “Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman.”


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Prose & Poetry

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We are revising our final paper I look at the girls I have been spending the last few days with, and wonder if we will go back to awkwardly nodd...
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Kinyarwanda — by Brenda Umutoniwase

Kinyarwanda: a language that sets me free and reminds me
that I come first while their languages tell me
that I come second, third—l...

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Writer's Block 2 — by Portia Zuba

I am standing on hallowed ground. The people around me are all in the same spirit: they are worshipping and for all I know they might be in heav...
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Writer's Block 1 — by Portia Zuba

The disco lights are a sight for sore eyes. They are shining in a rainbow patttern, even though there is a new color I am not recognizing. Is it...
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18th March 2017