Following Friday’s sold-out event with Behrouz Boochani, join WORD Christchurch and Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū on Saturday morning for a discussion with members of the Australian literary community who have supported the work of this extraordinary writer.
Featuring poet Janet Galbraith, founder of Writing Through Fences, to whom No Friend but the Mountains is dedicated; Arnold Zable, Behrouz’s fellow writer, journalist, activist, collaborator and dear friend; and Jane Novak, Behrouz’s literary agent.
This will be followed by a screening of the acclaimed documentary about Manus Island, Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time, co-directed by Behrouz Boochani and Netherlands-based Iranian filmmaker Arash Kamali Sarvestani. Behrouz will answer questions after the film.
This event is free to attend, but you must register as spaces are limited. To register, click the ‘buy tickets’ button on the column to the right of this page.