Director, Screenplay

Biography

Born in Cairo in 1952, he studied statistics in the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, during which time he was active in the film club movement. From 1978-82 he worked in Beirut as a film critic. After collaborating on a project with documentary filmmaker Omar Amiralay, he worked as an assistant director for Youssef Chahine from 1982-85 on his film, "Adieu Bonaparte". He has been a director in his own right since 1988 and has shown his work at numerous international film festivals ever since.

Source: 58. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

 

FILMOGRAFIE

2007/2008
  • Director
  • Screenplay