Friday Finds: Hisham Bustani reads ‘The Maestro’ and ‘Night’

In the film below, Jordanian poet and short-story practitioner Hisham Bustani reads in Arabic his poems, ‘The Maestro’ and ‘Night.’ Translations by Thoraya El Rayyes are shown as subtitles:

Bustani’s poems, in El Rayyes’ translation, first appeared in the winter 2017 issue of The Poetry Review, and the film was premiered at the launch of the winter issue this month.

Filmed and edited by Arwa’ Debaja, The Poetry Society notes that “the project is a collaboration with The Poetry Society and Seven Mountains Media.”


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