Samah's screenplay Quran Camp is a Screencraft Film Fund Quarterfinalist and a selected screenplay on the 2022 Cannes Screenplay List.

Samah graduated from her MFA in Screenwriting and Playwriting at Northwestern! She is moving to LA in August of 2022.


Samah's original play Letters from London had a reading in The New Play Festival in Evanston, IL.

Samah, Emma Kantor, and Jonah Weinberger's short film Gelatin is Haram, Nor is it Kosher is currently in post-production for release later in the year.

Samah's new original screenplay, Quran Camp, had a reading at the Chicago Wirtz Center on January 24th, 2022. The event was live streamed on Youtube..

Samah and Salwa's play The Mysterious Mystery of the Lost Letters received its second performance at Wauneta-Palisade Schools in Nebraska!

So far in her MFA program, Samah has written 2 feature-length screenplays, 4 pilots, and 2 full length plays. In response to this statistic, her father said "I thought you were in an MBA program."

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