Suha Araj - Filmmaker Plus

New York

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Suha is often found overhearing, watching, or telling a story. As an artist and filmmaker she has focused on the displacement of immigrant communities. Her short film, I am Palestine screened at festivals internationally and is used as an educational tool. She served as a story advisor to the Sundance selection, SlingShot HipHop and produced the short, Fruition. Installation (Displacement, Inshallah Falasteen, Buried in Michigan) and acting (Chocolate in Heat, Suitcase) have inspired her storytelling in new mediums. Her latest feature script, Khsara: Expired, explores the humor created from the contrast of cultural expectations and has been developed with the Royal Jordanian Film commission’s RAWI screenwriter’s lab with the Sundance Institute. For seven years she was part of the film selection committee of the Arab Film Festival in San Francisco and has also served on the LunaFest Board of Advisors. She is a co-founder of, a publishing platform for women to tell their stories.


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