EGYPT

Omar EL ZOHAIRY

Omar EL ZOHAIRY
Biography

Born in Cairo in 1988. He studied film directing at the High Institute of Cinema in Cairo. During his studies he worked as an assistant for Yosry Nasrallah and Ahmed Abdallah among many other prominent film directors in Egypt. His first short feature film Zafir (Breathe Out) premiered at the 8th Dubai Film Festival and won the Jury Special Mention Prize at Muhr Arab Short Competition. Zafir competed at 34th Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival - Cinemed
and was featured in many local and international film competitions. He finished his second short feature film “The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375”. It is his graduation project from the High Cinema Institute.

Films presented at Cannes

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Directors

Akira KUROSAWA

Akira KUROSAWA

Script Writer
Hugh HUDSON

Hugh HUDSON

Director
Jean ROUCH

Jean ROUCH

Director
Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Director
Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Script Writer, Director
Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

Script Writer, Director
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director, Actor
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