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Samirah Alkassim

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  • Fridays 3:15pm-4:15pm
  • de Laski Performing Arts Bldg, A109E
    4400 University Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Samirah Alkassim is an experimental documentary filmmaker whose films include Far From You, From Here to There, and current work in progress Love Letters, among other projects. Her publications include co-editing the Palgrave Studies in Arab Cinema, the co-authored book The Cinema of Muhammad Malas (2018), and contributions in The Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema, 2nd edition (2019), and Cinema of the Arab World: Contemporary Directions in Theory and Practice (2019).


MFA, Cinema, San Francisco State University (1996)

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Appointment: Adjunct

Faculty Rank: Instructor

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