Navigating the challenges of a Muslim identity in Australia can be difficult.

Growing up as a refugee during the Iran–Iraq war, Osamah Sami witnessed his parents’ struggles and found solace in the mosque or house of god across the road from his Melbourne home.

Now, as an accomplished writer, director, and actor, Osamah brings his intimate insights and powerful narratives to the screen, exploring the strong effect of power in communities with his latest drama series, earning him acclaim and recognition in the industry.

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Produced By: Moemina Shukur

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First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 5 March 2024