Darin Sallam: Fearless about Palestine

In this episode, Rafeef, Tayla and Tom are joined by Darin Sallam, Palestinian-Jordanian writer, director and filmmaker. Her most recent film, Farha, follows a young-girl’s traumatic experience during the Nakba. Despite obstacles in producing the film, Farha has been extremely well-received, especially among Palestinians for its realistic depiction of the devastating events of the Nakba. Listen in as we discuss Farha, her inspiration, and her efforts to use film to share important Palestinian stories and experiences.



  • Check out this article for insight about Farha and Palestinian cinema. 
  • Read about the historical events of the Nakba that inspired scenes in Farha.
  • Hear more from Darin about producing Farha  despite the obstacles here.

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