Menna Soliman is an Egyptian filmmaker and a current student at Northwestern University in Qatar. She has won an award for best photography during Northwestern’s Summer Program in 2016. She has worked as Teacher Assistant for Professor Rana Kazkaz at Northwestern. She has developed two scripts which are Black Dog and Prisoner M9. Prisoner M9 isin the process of development. Prisoner M9 was recently nominated for Media and Research Award for a best creative piece. She worked in two studio 20Q films, as a Production Assistant in Woh Ghungroo Wali Larkiand as a pre-production Assistant in Ibn-Ballad. She is currently working as an intern writer at the Buttonwood Tree. She lives in Qatar with her parents and sister.
Hatim Rachdi and Matthew Blaise collaborated on a video assemblage from African queer voices and assembled them into a four-chapter collection.
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My name is Sumaya Amiri. I’m a 24-years old dental student with Afghan roots raised in Denmark.
It’s okay not to be okay. As we surpass the one-year marker for the beginning of the pandemic, it might feel that the tunnel of the pandemic seems eternal. Or that the economic hardships and global political unrest will continue to weigh over our shoulders continuously. Or it could be that you don’t understand why you’re feeling the way you are feeling. Whatever the trials and tribulations you may be feeling, it’s important to know that you are not alone and that it is okay not to be okay.
Ahlaam Delange is an aspiring director, screenwriter, and animator connecting to their truth by contemplating the human experience and exploring empathy, adventure, discovery, and love in film and writing. In this feature, they share their video essay, Commencement and month-long storyboard.
Mohamed Eltayeb remembers and reflects on Kobe Bryant’s legacy a year after his untimely and tragic death in a raw, emotional written tribute.
The clock is ticking, with less than 30 days to the 2020 presidential election, your vote matters more than ever. This year has been everything but normal, and so has this year’s US election. It can be confusing understanding the voting process with headlines of voter fraud and the fact that we are voting in a pandemic. Yet, here are simple steps to better understand the voting process, so you can answer the questions of your friends and family.
Moyana Olivia is a singer/songwriter from Minnesota who began recording original music at just fifteen.
For the past five years, Yemen has been suffering through war, famine, and disease. A group of 6 high school students set out to raise awareness and money for the suffering families, starving children, and lost homes.