Mahdi Fleifel op IFFR
Mahdi FLEIFEL (1979, United Arab Emirates) is a Danish-Palestinian filmmaker and visual artist who was born in Dubai, grew up in a refugee camp in Lebanon and moved to Denmark in 1988. Fuelled by his own experience, his films frequently deal with refugees. His debut feature, A World Not Ours (2012), received over 30 awards from different festivals and in 2016 he received a Silver Bear Jury Prize for his short, A Man Returned.
Shadi in the Beautiful Well (2003, short), Hamoudi & Emil (2004, short), The Writer (2007, short), Arafat & I (2008, short), Four Weeks (2009, short), Alam laysa lana/A World Not Ours (2012, doc), Visit Palestine (2012, instal), Xenos (2013, short doc), 20 Handshakes for Peace (2013, short), A Man Returned (2016, short doc), A Drowning Man (2017, short), I Signed the Petition (2018, short doc), 3 Logical Exits (2020, short doc)
More info: Wikipedia, Mahdi Fleifel