The Suffering Grasses: In the Press

Photo courtesy of Cultures of Resistance Films.

Below is a collection of press coverage of The Suffering Grasses. To view an article, click on its title.

Q&A / Politics: Iara Lee
August 18, 2012

Hromadske Radio profiles Cultures of Resistance Films (in Ukrainian)
June 11, 2017

A reflection on The Suffering Grasses at Foreign Policy in Focus
August 30, 2013

Interview with director Iara Lee at The Film Reporter (Indonesia)
August 27, 2013

Review of “The Suffering Grasses” in Forma Cinema (Italian)
April 25, 2013

Interview with director Iara Lee in Cairo’s Al Youm 7 (Arabic)
April 6, 2013

Review of “The Suffering Grasses” on (Arabic)
March 20, 2013

Levantine Review interviews director Iara Lee
December 3, 2012

Lippy magazine reviews the Leeds University screening of “The Suffering Grasses”
December 1, 2012

Interview with Iara Lee in Saudi Arabia’s Arab News
October 3, 2012

Review of “The Suffering Grasses” in Emarat Al Youm
September 11, 2012

Review of “The Suffering Grasses” screening at London’s Frontline Club
September 10, 2012

Dazed & Confused interview with Iara Lee about creative resistance
August 17, 2012

Iara Lee interviewed on West Marin Community Radio (interview begins at 00:95:45)
July 2, 2012

“The Suffering Grasses” reviewed by The Grapevine Kuwait
July 1, 2012

International Business Times interviews Iara Lee on Syrian conflict
June 8, 2012

BBC Brazil interviews Iara Lee about her film “The Suffering Grasses”
May 16, 2012

Iara Lee interview in Al-Ahram, Egypt’s oldest daily newspaper
May 16, 2012

Additional Press Mentions

Screening of “The Suffering Grasses” noted in California State University-Northridge’s Daily Sundial
March 5, 2013

Screening of “The Suffering Grasses” highlighted on The News Tribe
September 25, 2012

“The Suffering Grasses” noted on
July 29, 2012



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