Hosted by Annemarie Jacir
10 January - 26 February, 2020
Majdi El-Omari received (BFA) in filmmaking from the Cairo Institute of Cinema in Egypt, and (MFA) in Film Production from Concordia University, in Montreal, Canada. After working in the Middle East as an assistant director and production manager on various feature and documentary films, El-Omari became a filmmaker, scriptwriter, producer and editor. El-Omari’s short films d’auteur have been selected in several international festivals. Standstill was his debut feature film. El-Omari lives in between Haifa and Montreal now is writing his next feature film “The Woman of the Bees” while teaching fiction filmmaking in Dar al-Kalima University in Bethlehem.