Lettre Ulysses Award for the art of reportage

DVD Lettre Ulysses Award 2004

A DVD is available, of approx. 140 minutes, which includes a ninety minute documentary film of the 2004 Lettre Ulysses Award prize ceremony. The event was moderated by the South African writer Breyten Breytenbach and featured a keynote speech by Abdelwahab Meddeb. Interviews with Ryszard  Kapuscinski, Isabel Hilton, Chen Guidi and Wu Chuntao, Tracy Kidder, Daniel Bergner, and other members of  the jury, authors and organisers are also included on the DVD, along with further materials.
This can be obtained for a nominal fee of EUR 10, plus postage, via award@lettre.de,
or +49 (0)30 280 499 853.

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"Reportage and literature tend to be separate in the Arab world. In reportage you talk about events, about current affairs; and there is literature, which has something to do with imagination. Literary reportage is a new genre, a new way of approaching modern life"Amjad Nasser (jury member 2004)