Ihab Jadallah



Palestinian filmmaker Ihab Jadallah completed his graduate studies in AudioVisual Communication in Valencia, Spain, followed by a 3-year scholarship in Filmmaking at the Catalunya Cinematographic Studies Center, Barcelona. He now lives and works in Palestine, where he is a lecturer at several film schools in Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Jenin. Ihab has worked as Ass. Director on several feature films, like Salt of This Sea by Annemarie Jacir. Ihab was a jury member at several Int. Film Festivals, e.g. the Shoot Me Film Festival in the Netherlands and Al Najah Doc. Film Festival Palestine. Ihab was commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and Cinematheque Al Kasaba to direct the «memorandum film» on world known poet Mahmoud Darwish. He produced and directed several short films and documentaries and The Shooter was very well received by critics and festivals; he just completed his latest short film, Looking For Zak. His feature script Dead Sea was selected for Binger Filmlab, won the TorinoFilmLab Training Award and Amiens Screenplay Dev. Fund Award. Ihab Jadallah is the cofounder of Aanat films, where he is creating a platform for a new generation of filmmakers, with the intention of developing edgy projects in search of the new wave of Palestinian Cinema.

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