By Alexandra Kinias Article published in Kalimat magazine. Click to view Two years ago Egyptian American director and screenplay writer Hesham Issawi approached me to collaborate in writing a screenplay about a forbidden love affair between a Coptic woman and her Muslim lover. We set gear to work together with the emphasis to expose the hardships the young couple, who lived in the slums of Cairo encountered in their daily lives. The challenges they faced escalated after the girl got pregnant. To salvage their love and have a better future the couple had to leave the country. With Europe as … Continue reading Censored