As I reflect back I realize I don’t fully understand this life and reality. But I’m trying to let go
My two short films, The Flowering and Dream of Samarra, are both playing Friday, November 8 at 10pm at the
Check out Kino Klub Split, a film society in Croatia, holding weekly screenings and they’ve been playing many of my
Check out the Chicago Underground Film Festival trailer I directed with Usilia Warood and cinematography by Ben Hernstrom.
If you enjoy my films please consider purchasing my latest zine Boy from War. These are selections from my art
Rare polaroid (my mom found) of our house in Basra, Iraq after several bombings in 1982.
My podcasts, Usama Talk, will be airing on Lumpen Radio! Playing on the FM dial in Chicago 105.5, and streaming
These are stories from my childhood about being lost in the night with my dad, the war in Iraq with