When I love I love really well. When I eat I eat really well. When I write I write really well.
Satirical vernacular poet Ahmed Fouad Negm is an Egyptian folk hero, recently dubbed the ‘voice of the revolution’, but now in his 80s, will he ever write again?
Produced for Al Jazeera’s ‘Artscape: Poets of Protest’ series. First broadcast: Friday 31st August 2012, 19:30 GMT
Director: May Abdalla
Producer: Roxana Vilk
Executive Producers: Flora Gregory (Al Jazeera), Noe Mendelle & Sonja Henrici (SDI Productions)
Editor: Adam Thomas
Screening Formats: Digibeta, DVD