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Edward Said: The Last Interview

Edward Said: The Last Interview

Edward Said: The Last Interview

2004 / 114min / DCP

DIRECTOR: MIKE DIBB

Screening introduced by Mariam Said.

Perhaps the most high-profile proponent of the Palestinian cause and author of the groundbreaking study Orientalism, Columbia University professor Edward Said was a giant, fighting on even when diagnosed with incurable leukemia in 1991, which eventually prevented him from giving interviews. Less than a year before his death, however, he made an exception, and the result is this articulate, impassioned testament, the public last stand of a brilliant, unbowed intellectual warrior.

Screening in the series Icarus Films at 40.