We just received word that our friend Jackie Salloum's film SLINGSHOT HIP HOP has made it into Sundance!!!!! It's been a long time coming, but Jackie finally finished the film and made it into this very prestigious film festival!
She's reworking her website as well as a new film trailer, but in the meantime check out the old trailer below, on which I assisted her with translation of the subtitles:
Jackie's first film work was the music video montage below, which she created for the Palestinian Hip Hop group DAM's song "Meen Irhabi" ("Who's the Terrorist")
Slingshot Hip Hop is not the first time that a film by our illustrious Jackie gets into Sundance, although it is her first feature-length one. In 2005, her short parody of stereotypical Hollywood terrorist propaganda films, Planet of the Arabs, was also selected by Sundance: