2021 Programmes

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani
Photo by Hooda Asfar

IRAN/ AOTEAROA NZ

Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish-Iranian writer, journalist and filmmaker. His memoir No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison was written in secrecy while he was being held in the Manus Island Detention Centre from 2013 to 2019 and has garnered a myriad of literary awards.

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