Palestinian-American poet, author, actress and political activist Suheir Hammad is featured in Inside the Culture of Resistance, a documentary directed by Jen Marlowe and Connie Julian. The film features one of Hammad's affecting public performances of her work at the New School's Tishman Auditorium in New York City. Presenting some of her most compelling early work—including pieces written in response to 9/11, the invasion of Iraq, the 1999 police murder of Amadou Diallo and the death of Rachel Corrie—Suheir Hammad's performance is intercut with a discussion about her work with fellow performer reg e. gaines.
Directed By: Jen Marlowe & Connie Julian
Documentary | 2008 | USA | 58 minutes
Institutional DVD Purchase: $195
Institutional DVD Rental: $95