Osamah Sami i(3 works by)
Born: Established: 1982 Abadan Island,
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Iran,
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Middle East, Asia,
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Heritage: Iranian ; Australian
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Osamah Sami is an Australian writer and actor.

Notes

  • information from CANVAS 11july 2015

Awards for Works

Ali’s Wedding 2015 single work film/TV

'After a reckless lie sets off a catastrophic chain of events, Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric, finds himself caught between his sense of duty to his family and following his heart. Based on real events, Ali’s Wedding is an irreverent, warm-hearted comedy, and an affectionate and vivid portrait of Islamic life in Australia. ' (Source: Screen Australia)

2016 winner AWGIE Awards Feature Film - Original
Good Muslim Boy 2015 single work autobiography

'Good Muslim Boy is Osamah Sami's true depiction of his life as a young Muslim man. From his early life with his family in Iran during the Iran/​Iraq war, to their migration to Australia, his tale is in turns comic and tragic, and explores the universal truths of growing up, falling in love and marriage, family and following one's dream.' (Source: TROVE)

2016 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction
2016 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Multicultural NSW
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