Acclaimed author Wajdi Mouawad will be joined by his dear friend, actress and singer Jane Birkin, for a special reading of his work. When Birkin and Mouawad first met, they immediately shared a strong bond of mutual respect and admiration, both as artists and humanitarians. Birkin and Mouawad will read Mouawad's The Sentinel--a personal work written for Birkin--among other pieces. In English & French with English supertitles. World Nomads, FIAF's annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue between cultures. It returns this May for its third edition to focus on Lebanon, a country whose rich heritage has long captivated imaginations around the world.