Osamah is 19, and his main aim during Ashura, a ten-day Islamic ritual, is to score the chat-room nickname of Houda, the girl whose long eyelashes feed his new obsession.
True Stories Season Two is inspired by the SBS documentary series Untold Australia, which reveals stories from within Australia’s hidden cultures. Airs Wednesdays from 13 April, 8:30pm on SBS.
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'Mosque, Mourning and Girls ' written and read by Osamah Sami
Music & Sound Design: James Cecil
Executive Producer: Kylie Boltin
Producer: Megan Gibbon
Illustrator: Bren Luke
Record: SBS Broadcast Operations