Bite-sized blog post: Cherien Dabis

Cherien Dabis

CHERIEN DABIS is a Palestinian-American filmmaker who graduated from Columbia with an MFA before making her first Amreeka (2009).

She began her life in politics and has said that she felt she could “reach more people through fiction than politics.”

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Filmmaker Cherien Dabis on her Arab-American ‘identity crisis’
Institute for Middle Eastern Understanding

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Empire (TV Series) (1 episode)

 2013Not Another Word (Short)
 2006Make a Wish (Short)
 2005The D Word (multiple episodes)

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