Ruba Nadda was born in Montreal to a Palestinian mother and Syrian-born father. Now based in Toronto, she is best known as a filmmaker who explores Arab and Arab-Canadian experiences. Her short stories have appeared in a selection of literary journals and she has prepared at least one manuscript of short stories that has yet to find a publisher. Her feature length films include I Always Come to You, Sabah, Cairo Time, Inescapable, and October Gale.
Anthologies (Short stories)
“Daughter of Palestine” (excerpts)
In Voices in the Desert: An Anthology of Arabic-Canadian Women Writers, ed. Elizabeth Dahab. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2002, 117-129.
PS8235 .W7 V66 2002
Selected Criticism and Interpretation
Ruba Nadda page on IMDb website
Ruba Nadda profile — Directors Guild of Canada, Ontario
Film distributor Mongrel Media