FREE SPEECH and CINEMA

The Lost Pen Pays Poetic Homage to Free Speech in Sydney Film Festival

Beraat Gokkus’ short film about exiled journalists dominated Sydney’s prestigious international film festival featuring mobile movies.

Abdullah Ayasun
5 min readOct 19, 2020

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A scene from The Lost Pen features the chief actor Karam, a poet from Syria.

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun