Kaleem Hawa’s Land and Catastrophe will be a work of nonfiction dealing with the scrambled interiorities of the Arab revolutionary subject, their aesthetic contributions, and the antagonisms of anti-colonial struggle situated within the movement for the liberation of Palestine.           

Kaleem Hawa writes about anti-colonial film, literature, and art with a focus on culture and resistance in the Arab world. His essays and criticism have been published in Art in America, Cinema Scope, Film Comment, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Nation, New York Review of Books, and the White Review. He has also contributed to or curated works for Anthology Film Archives, Light Industry, Maysles Documentary Center, and Studio Safar.