Jen Marlowe

Jen Marlowe's work spans multiple nonfiction storytelling genres, all in service of social justice and human rights, including documentary filmmaking, playwrighting, creative nonfiction and journalism.

Jen Marlowe is an author, filmmaker, playwright, journalist and human rights activist. Her most recent film (There Is A Field) is based on her play of the same name, and addresses Black-Palestinian solidarity. Marlowe’s most recent book is I Am Troy Davis written with innocent death row prisoner Troy Davis and his sister. Her previous books include The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian’s Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker, and Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival. Her other films include Remembering the Gaza War, Witness Bahrain, One Family in Gaza, Rebuilding Hope: Sudan’s Lost Boys Return Home and Darfur Diaries: Message from Home. Her writing can be found in The Nation, Colorlines.com, Yes! Magazine, +972Magazine, Verso and the Seattle Times, among other outlets. www.donkeysaddle.org and www.ThereIsAField.movie

Creating a Platform for Black-Palestinian Solidarity
Essay

Creating a Platform for Black-Palestinian Solidarity

6 July 2021

Jen Marlowe shares how her documentary play There Is A Field became a framework for exploring Black-Palestinian solidarity.