Film & Radio

A short film (Departing:Arrivals) produced and made by UK film maker Hafsah Naib in collaboration with Aala and colleagues at the parenting and Families Research Group at the University of Manchester. This film explores the incredible will and commitment resettled Syrian refugees in Manchester (UK) show to protect, engage and raise their children after experiencing war, loss of loved ones and displacement.


Aala has been interviewed for TED Radio Hour, a NPR podcast, which is the most downloaded podcast in the USA.

Aala has featured in TV and Radio programs discussing the humanitarian crisis situation and also her research activities and experiences. She has been interviewed  live by AlJazeera International as well as a guest on Women’s Hour-BBC radio 4, BBC-Radio 1 & 2.