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SHORT STORIES

'BEIRUT DYING STARS'
A semi-biographical short story

'At the corner of my hood, the scent of gardenia came blasting on waves of early morning breeze. Walking in Beirut in the late 90s was like taking a tour of scents. If you sniffed too hard, you could detect the smells of dried blood, welding fumes and fresh vomit. Beirut smelled like the moon, a mix of fired gunpowder and lunar dust, the consequence of dying stars.'

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RECENT SCIENCE FICTION PUBLICATION

I COME FROM FUTURE
science fiction short story published in Blind Spot (The english version of French Angle Mort) // July 2016

 

IMAGINE THE CITY
science fiction stage play published in Qahwa Project issue 3 MENASA FUTURISM (April 2017)
 


LATEST PRESS

INTERVIEW in
QAHWA PROJECT
(December 2016)

INTERVIEW in
INC MAGAZINE
(September 2016
issue)

INTERVIEW in
LA TIMES
(Los Angeles // June 22, 2016)

INTERVIEW in Aicha Qandisha
(Netherlands // June 30, 2016)

INTERVIEW in Establishment
(USA // April 7, 2016)


EXHIBITION

Science fiction texts part of 'Halcyon' exhibition for Transart Institute Triennale
Curated by Rachel Dedman

'I Come From Future' and 'The Flukian', two science fiction short stories by Darine Hotait will take part in this exhibition, text prints and readings.

Halcyon is a research and exhibition space which brings together artists and writers using the critical possibilities of science-fiction to address contemporary urgencies surrounding identity, placehood, conflict, landscape, technology, architecture, futurity and time.

Berlin . August 5-7, 2016 at Uferstudios
London. August 10, 2016 at Mosaic Rooms

Photos by Rachel Dedman // Graphics and text design by Studio Zumra


TALKS

Panel Discussion at 13th Arab Film Festival at Cinetopia Film Festival

New Reflections on Arab American Representation in the Media

Speakers:
Darine Hotait, Maha Chehlaoui & Ali Abbas.

Location: Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan. 
Date: June 9, 2018.
Time: 4:30-6pm

RSVP Here

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

. DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Screenwriting Workshop
Dates: June 1-3, 2018
Presented as part of 13th Arab Film Festival at Cinetopia Film Festival.
Location: Arab American Museum
To register Here

. PARIS, FRANCE

Cinephilia Screenwriting Lab for Shorts
Dates: June 26-July 8, 2018
In Collaboration with Institut Du Monde Arabe/Arab World Institute and The Festival of Arab Cinema in Paris

Call for applications opens on March 15, 2018.  
To apply Here

. ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
Cinephilia Screenwriting Lab for Shorts
Dates: October 4-16, 2017
In Collaboration with Arab Film Festival
With the support of The City of Rotterdam
To apply Here


. NEW YORK CITY
Screenwriting Workshop for feature screenplays
Dates: August 8-15-22-29, 2017
Time: 6PM-9PM
Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW)
 


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