About Salima Amina Koroma
Salima Koroma is a writer and director based in Queens.
In 2016 her directorial debut, Bad Rap
, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. It was chosen as a Rolling Stone
spotlight film and featured on the front page of Spotify’s
films to watch.
Her sophomore film, the Emmy
award-winning Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street
, premiered on the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a black neighborhood in Tulsa.
In 2023, she’ll release the film Sh*tshow: The Rise and Fall of HQ Trivia
with Left/Right and CNN Films. She’s currently developing a project about the internet with Hulu and heading up her production company, Videotape
Salima is a former hip hop essayist for Complex and Hip Hop DX, and a documentary journalist at Time Magazine, The Atlantic, and Great Big Story.