Dina Abd Elsalam on Passion, Art, and Inspiration

In this fascinating interview, Professor Nada Ramadan Elnahla talks with Dina Abd Elsalam, Egyptian filmmaker, novelist, and Alexandria University lecturer. Dr. Abd Elsalam speaks about her acclaimed and award-winning film, “Rest in Peace” and her novel, “A Text Abandoned by its Characters.” In addition, Abd Elsalam covers a range of topics, from her feminism to the manner in which she chooses future projects, as well as the need to be inclusive, to embrace human suffering, to participate in different art forms, to live with passion, and to use that passion as a source of strength and inspiration. The interview appears in Al Jadid magazine (www.aljadid.com), Vol. 18, no. 67. To read the full interview, click on the link below: