Mohamed Al-Daradji

Mohamed AL-DARADJI (1978, Iraq) studied theatre directing in Baghdad and fled to Holland in 1995, where he specialised as a cameraman. Later, he graduated with an MA in cinematography in Leeds. He has made several short films, music videos and commercials, before achieving international success with his first feature Ahlaam.


(selection) The Bulldozer (2002, short), Skinny (2003, short), The War (2003, short), Number 438 (2003, short), A Path Leads to the Sea (2003, short), Chicken Soup (2004, short), Match Report (2004, short), Ahlaam (2005), Fate (2006, short), War, Love, God & Madness (2008), Son of Babylon (2011)