Slingshot Hip Hop » About. Slingshot Hip Hop braids together the stories of young Palestinians living in Gaza, the West Bank and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty. During her MFA studies at New York University she created pop infused art (toys, gumball machines, etc) documenting histories of people, including her family, that have been altered or erased and challenging the stereotypes of Arabs. Salloum’s love for filmmaking began after creating her short video piece, “Planet of the Arabs” (2. Sundance) which then lead her back to Palestine to direct her first feature length documentary, “Slingshot Hip Hop”, (2. Sundance). Salloum recently directed short documentaries for Arab American Stories on PBS TV, a music video for DAM sponsored by UN Women, “If I Could Go Back in Time”, and a short kids film, “Yala to the Moon” (2. Kids). He is currently working on producing films and working as a Lawyer in New York.
Between spitting rhymes in Arabic, Palestinian Mohammed Alfarra banters in English with a crowd squeezed tight into a Main Street club. Slingshot Hip Hop USA, 2008, 80 Minute Running Time Genre/Subjects: Documentary, Music, Political, Social Issues Language: Arabic, English English Sub-Titles. When New York–based filmmaker Jackie Reem. Profiles of Palestinian hip hop groups who are using their music as a creative protest against the injustices heaped upon them by the Israeli occupation. Jackson Allers The Electronic Intifada 14 August 2008 (Slingshot Hip Hop) “The moment I stepped into the camps here in Lebanon, I thought I was in Palestine,” Arab-American filmmaker Jackie Salloum said after a. Slingshot Hip Hop is a documentary film that braids together the stories of young Palestinians living in Gaza, the West Bank and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by. Here are the top 7 Slingshot Hip Hop profiles on LinkedIn. Get all the articles, experts, jobs, and insights you need.
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Slingshot Hip Hop: Discussion Questions and Resources Slingshot Hip Hop, the documentary film about the Palestinian Hip Hop movement directed by Jackie Reem Salloum, premiered in 2008. The film is central to PEP’s curriculum.
Producer/Editor/Visual Effects Supervisor. Waleed Zaiter is an Arab- American multimedia artist born in Beirut,Lebanon. Growing up in the United States, he began his career as a street artist in Boston. He currently resides in NYC where he freelances as an animator. His work can be found on- line at www. Documentary Competition” Sundance Film Festival 2. Top 3 Finalist for the IDFA– “DOC U” Competition, Amsterdam “Audience Award: Best Documentary“ Films de Femmes, France“Audience Award: Best Film“ DOX BOX Film Festival, Syria“Best Director” Beirut International Film festival, Lebanon“Audience Award: Best Film“ Beirut International Film festival, Lebanon“Jury Prize” Festival Cin.
Directed by Jacqueline Reem Salloum. With Tamer Nafar, Suhell Nafar, Mahmoud Jreri, Mahmud Shalaby. The voice of a new generation rocks and rhymes as Palestinian rappers form alternative voices of resistance within the Israeli.