Could You Please Look into the Camera?
by Mohammad Al Attar
Accidental presents From Elsewhere, a new series of plays raising consciousness about urgent issues faced by people from around the world. First in the series is a rehearsed reading of Could You Please Look into the Camera? by Mohammad Al Attar. Born and educated in Damascus, Al Attar’s work explores social relations, personal conflicts and everyday life. It questions the capacity of artists to make a difference in places of conflict. Could You Please Look into the Camera? focuses on the stories of Syrian citizens detained and interrogated by their government, reflecting the situation in Syria today with all the hesitancy and uncertainty about its future.
Donations are encouraged at this free performance with all proceeds going directly to a charity nominated by the playwright Mohammad Al Attar.
28th February at 9pm
The Galley, Lagan Quay
Original image by: Maggie Osama