Main Program: Funny Bones



 
29 Oct 2017 15:45 - 17:00
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NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Seriously, being funny is no laughing matter. This wry and witty troupe of writers and comedians have no qualms about shooting satirical comments at serious and often dangerous subjects. From global terrorism to homegrown religious extremism and racial discrimination, is there anything too sacred for their pens? This panel is definitely not for the thin-skinned.

Serius, menjadi lucu adalah tidak tertawa. Rombongan penulis komedian dan pelawak yang ceroboh dan cerdas ini tidak memiliki keraguan untuk menembaki komentar menyindir pada subjek yang serius dan sering kali berbahaya. Dari terorisme global sampai ekstremisme dan diskriminasi rasial, adakah yang terlalu suci untuk rutinitas mereka? Panel ini pastinya bukan untuk berkulit tipis.

Featuring

Osamah Sami

Osamah Sami is an award-winning Australian actor, writer and standup comedian of Iraqi descent. His book Good Muslim Boy received the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Award. Osamah co-wrote and starred …


Sakdiyah Ma’ruf

Sakdiyah Ma’ruf is among the first female Muslim standup comedians in Indonesia. Challenging violence, extremism, and discussing women’s rights through humor, she was selected as Ambassador of the Moral Courage …


Ben Sohib

Ben Sohib is a novelist, short story writer and screenwriter.  His major works include The Da Peci Code, which was showcased at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, and Rosid & …


Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh’s The Good Son won the Polari First Novel Prize and the McCrea Literary Award. His short stories have appeared in print and broadcast on BBC Radio, and he …



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