And Here I Am review – Remarkable true story of a Jihadist-turned-actor

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Arcola, London
This powerful real-life account of life in Jenin in the West Bank, is a raw and sharply comic production, asking if the stage can be as powerful as an AK47

Ahmed lives in the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank. He has grown up under occupation, likes football, falls in love with a girl he spots on the street, and discovers an unexpected taste for the limelight when he accidentally walks into the local Stone theatre. However, he is also fascinated by the balaclava that he finds hidden in his parents’ bedroom, a legacy of his father’s time as a resistance fighter.

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