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Creative Transformations

Stories of how culture can inspire transformations in people, places and attitudes.

With Tina Daheley.

Writer Samar Yazbek looks back to the beginning of the Syria's civil war and the revolutionary dances which transformed town squares into theatres. From Australia how one woman discovered a new identity through art and why a hip hop musical about America's founding fathers has been a smash hit on Broadway. Finally from Israel Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, writer of One Night, Markovitch, considers the impact of a decision to prevent a controversial novel from appearing on the high school curriculum.

(Photo: Syrian men dancing Credit: PHIL MOORE/AFP/GettyImages)

27 minutes

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