Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New review: ‘A World Not Ours’

ReOrient, 5th August 2013 Bassem – or ‘Abu Iyad’, as he is so called – is Fleifel’s best friend, nicknamed after the Fatah military commander assassinated by Israeli commandos in … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

New article: ‘When I Saw You’ reviewed

Electronic Intifada, 3rd June 2013 Jacir’s portrayal of daily life is full of precise details which make it a joy to watch. Copies of Mao’s Little Red Book sit in … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nahr el-Bared refugee camp: The Incredible Juicer

There’s little to be amused by in the bloody destruction by the Lebanese army of Nahr el-Bared refugee camp during a three-month siege in 2007. But this tiny film is … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment