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Jackie Reem Salloum is an Arab American filmmaker and artist whose documentary film about Palestinian hip-hop musicians expresses the artists’ anger and frustration against the situation in the Middle East.

“Hip-hop in Palestine?” the director of the 2008 film “Slingshots Hip Hop” recalls saying to herself when she first learned from a U.S. radio program in 2001 that there was a Palestinian hip-hop group called DAM.

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