Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist. He holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Brasilia and in Cinema Studies from New York University.

Akay, Kıvılcım

Akay, Kıvılcım

Filmmaker

Kıvılcım Akay produces projects in the fields of human rights, culture and arts. Seeking a new form in each of her films, she finds the liberating language of the documentary genre close to her.

Aktaş, Tarık

Aktaş, Tarık

Filmmaker

Tarık Aktaş’ work and research in film explore the general nature of things and focus on both the struggle and harmony in everyday reality and memories.

Al Janahi, Nawaf

Al Janahi, Nawaf

Filmmaker

Nawaf Al Janahi is an actor and filmmaker who is actively involved in developing the film industry in the UAE.

Al Kaabi, Abdulla

Al Kaabi, Abdulla

Filmmaker

Abdulla Al Kaabi is a filmmaker whose films tackle the social aspects of everyday life in the region.

Al Madani, Abdulrahman

Al Madani, Abdulrahman

Filmmaker

Abdulrahman Al Madani started making films in 2012, focusing particularly on social issues.

Al Shaibani, Hani

Al Shaibani, Hani

Filmmaker

Hani Al Shaibani is a filmmaker whose work includes both short and feature-length films.

Al-Daradji, Mohamed

Al-Daradji, Mohamed

Filmmaker

Mohamed Al-Daradji’s films address both the terrible suffering and the hopefulness for the future felt by many Iraqis.

Altokhais, Asim

Altokhais, Asim

Filmmaker, Writer

Asim Altokhais is a film producer, screenwriter, novelist, and co-founder and general manager of 3rd action, Inc.

Andary, Nezar

Andary, Nezar

Writer, Filmmaker

Nezar Andary is a writer, filmmaker and Associate Professor at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi.

Anker, Steve

Anker, Steve

Filmmaker

Steve Anker directed a highly visible and successful screening series of independent film and video at the Boston Film/Video Foundation.

Atassi, Mohammad Ali

Atassi, Mohammad Ali

Writer, Filmmaker

Mohammad Ali Atassi is a journalist and documentary filmmaker.

Attieh, Rania

Attieh, Rania

Filmmaker, Writer

Rania Attieh's thesis film was awarded ‘Best Fiction film’ at the CCNY Cityvisions showcase.

Ayouch, Hicham

Ayouch, Hicham

Filmmaker, Writer

Hicham Ayouch is a former journalist, he worked for a few years in French television before shifting his career to writing and film directing.

Azra Deniz Okyay

Azra Deniz Okyay

Filmmaker

Screenwriter and filmmaker, Azra Deniz Okyay has filmed various shorts, documentary and video art projects, fashion videos, commercials and music videos.

Bahar Demirel, Şirin

Bahar Demirel, Şirin

Filmmaker

Encompassing video, film, collage and photography, Şirin Bahar Demirel’s work examines mis/displacement, home, memory and their relationship with places and objects.

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