Suha Araj

Script Revision Lab in English

Suha Araj creates films that explore the displacement of immigrant communities. Her short film The Cup Reader (2013), shot in Palestine, screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded The Next Great Filmmaker award at the Berkshire International Film Festival and Baghdad International Film Festival. Suha followed with Pioneer High in 2015. She has received support for her work from the Sundance Film Festival, Torino Film Lab, Independent Filmmaker Project, Berlinale Talent Project Market, Center for Asian American Media and Cine Qua Non Lab. Suha is the 2018 recipient of Tribeca/CHANEL Through Her Lens production funding for her new film, Rosa, which premiered at the 2020 BlackStar Film Festival, where it was the recipient of the best short narrative award and the Lionsgate/STARZ short film award, and won the best short narrative award at Woodstock Film Festival.

Suha Araj will serve as Academic Assistant at the 2020 Script Revision Lab in English.