Liwaa Yazji

Filmmaker, poet, playwright, screenwriter and translator, Liwaa Yazji is a graduate in both, English Literature and Theatre Studies. Her first play Here in the Park was published in 2012, followed by a collection of poems titled, In peace. we leave home, and her Arabic translation of Edward Bond´s Saved, bot in 2014. Liwaa´s play Q&Q was produced by The Birth Festival at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. Her play Goats will open at The Royal Court in London 2017. Her first documentary Haunted was released in 2014, and she´s now co-writing HEIM, a TV series to be produced in Germany. In 2015, Liwaa was a poet-in-residence at the New York´s Poets House. She´s also a Board Member of Ettijahat-Independent Culture.