Born in Cairo/Egypt, in 1991. Egyptian/Swiss nationality. Currently based in Paris, France. He graduated from the University of Arts and Design, Lausanne Switzerland (ECAL) with a bachelors degree in cinema. His graduation film, DISCIPLINE, premiered during the 2014 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. The short film went on to win the Swiss Academy Award along with 90+ international prizes in more than 200 international film festivals. In 2016, he released his first documentary feature film, THE VALLEY OF SALT, which premiered at Thessaloniki and Hot Docs Film festival in Toronto. He completed and released PUNCHLINE and SACRILEGE in 2017. In 2018, Canal+ and SoFilm offer him the opportunity to write and direct the adaption of a short story by french novelist Hervé Commère “TOMATIC”. The film went on to have its premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival 2018.
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