Written by Kvitka Perehinets. Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin blurs the line between fact and fiction with its excruciatingly honest portrayal of love in spite of heartbreak, hope in spite of loss, and perseverance in spite of oppression in 1948 Palestine.
Written by Rebeka Luzaityte. The 2016 film, The Throne, examines the connections between Confucian virtues and filial relationships. Its take on the Joseon dynasty’s King Yeongjo reveals some of the agonising decisions required to maintain monarchical continuity.