I wanted to take a break from writing but I was still interested in telling stories. And the place where I live, Doha, Qatar, is a constant source of inspiration for experimentation.
Is humor universal? Can comics in the Middle East be funny—considering the censorship and social taboos?
These are the questions I explore in my first short documentary, Laughing with an Accent, about the Qatar based group, Stand Up Comedy Qatar or SUCQ, as they refer to themselves.
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