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Monday 3 August 2020

A discussion about Common Wealth's I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us)

Part of BÉZNĂ Theatre's GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right series

Monday 3 August 2020

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented a discussion about Common Wealth's I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 3 August 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

GLOD
Romanian noun

  1. Wet earth (soaked by rain water or melted snow)
  2. Mud
  3. Clay

From the Hungarian galád or the Russian глуда (gluda)

GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right returns Monday 03 August 2020 with Common Wealth's I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us).

Joining the conversation will be the performers of the show; Mo’min Swaitat, Alexander Eley and Shatha Altowai – a Palestinian actor, former British soldier and a Yemeni artist who connect in a joint attempt to understand the UK arms trade and its impact around the world.

This session will feature short videos and primarily be a conversation with the team.

With lasers, techno and robotic installation to represent the 72 Eurofighter Jets sold by the UK to Saudi Arabia to be used in Yemen, I Have Met The Enemy asks audiences to take a close look at the UK defence industry and the role we play, as a nation and as individuals, in conflict and occupation around the world. I Have Met the Enemy is part techno party, part investigation and above all else a call to action. A Common Wealth and Northern Stage co-production, in association with Comra Films, Chapter and Southbank Centre.

This session will feature video from the piece as well as a conversation and Q&A with the directors.

All performances and discussions are free, please register your interest for the event here.

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Hosted by HowlRound Theatre Commons

Coordinated by BÉZNĂ Theatre

A British Romanian theatre company making work that investigates societal inequalities & confronts institutional & normalised violences. Pivotal to our work are close collaborations with activists & academics during field research, inclusion of communities in our process & emancipatory actions to enact lasting change.

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