Born to Palestinian parents in Zarqa (Jordan) in 1969, he studied Film & Art at the Yarmouk University in Jordan. He left the country in 1988 and continued to work in TV and film in Romania, Italy, Germany and Sweden, making 12 shorts. Recycle and This is my Picture were internationally financed and received support from the Sundance Documentary Institute. The screenplay for Blessed Benefit won the Arte award during the 2011 Dubai Film Festival and was selected for the Festival de Cannes’ Atelier in 2012.
2002 SHATTER HASSAN – doc
2006 30 METERS OF SILENCE – doc
2007 RECYCLE – doc
2009 ORUSH & OSMAN – doc
2010 THIS IS MY PICTURE WHEN I WAS DEAD (Hathihi swrati wa ana mayet) – doc
2016 BLESSED BENEFIT (Inshallah istafadit)