Ali Samadi Ahadi
Ali Samadi Ahadi – Director
Born in Tabriz, Iran on 9.2.1972, he fled from his country during the first Iraq war. He took his final school examinations in Hanover. There he also studied sociology and electronic media design, but then he went to Kassel to study film. Since 2000 he has been working as an independent director and editor and made several short documentaries.
His first long documentary is "Lost Children" (2005, with Oliver Stoltz) and deals with child soldiers in Uganda. It is awarded - among other prizes - Deutscher Filmpreis 2006 for Best Documentary. Ahadi"s next project is the feature film "Salami Aleikum", a comedy about an iranian-german clash of cultures which is released in July 2009.
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