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Muhr Emirati & Short

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Nouri Bouzid
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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi
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Kong Rithdee

Nouri Bouzid

Nouri Bouzid (born 1945) is a Tunisian film director and screenwriter. He has directed seven films between 1986 and 2006. His film MAN OF ASHES (1986) was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes. Three years later, his film GOLDEN HORSESHOES (1989) was screened in the same section. Bouzid has been featured in a 2009 documentary film about the experience of cinema in different cultures, called CINEMA IS EVERYWHERE.

Muhr Arab Feature

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Jim Sheridan
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Christophe Leparc
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Haifaa Al-Mansour
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Sanjay Suri
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Sinan Antoon

Jim Sheridan

A master storyteller, Jim Sheridan (born 1949, Ireland) has directed several critically-acclaimed films that have collectively earned 16 Academy Award nominations and won two awards. Sheridan’s film debut with MY LEFT FOOT (1989) earned him two Oscar nominations for Best Screenplay and Best Director. His filmography includes IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER (1993), THE BOXER (1997), IN AMERICA (2003), GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN’ (2005), BROTHERS (2009) and DREAM HOUSE (2011).

Muhr Arab Documentary

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Yousry Nasrallah
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Giselle Khoury
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Rosa Bosch

Yousry Nasrallah

Yousry Nasrallah is an Egyptian film-maker. He graduated in economics and political science from Cairo University and then began working as a film critic and as an assistant director. He became an assistant to Youssef Chahine, whose company Misr International would go on to produce his films. Nasrallah’s works have dealt with themes including leftist beliefs, Islamic fundamentalism and migration. His filmography includes: THE AQUARIUM (2008), SCHEHERAZADE TELL ME A STORY (2009) and 18 DAYS (2011). His latest film, AFTER THE BATTLE, competed for the Palme d’Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Muhr AsiaAfrica Feature

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Shekhar Kapur
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Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda
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Carole Abboud
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Nigel Andrews
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Tareq El-Telmissany

Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur is a renowned film director with extensive experience in Bollywood as well as Hollywood. His films include MASOOM (1983), MR. INDIA (1987), the Oscar-nominated ELIZABETH (1998) and its sequel ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE (2007). His film company also produced DILSE (1998), one of the biggest hits in Indian cinema. Kapur was awarded India’s state honour, the Padma Shri, and is an environmental activist, who is also regularly invited to speak at the World Economic Forum. He is currently working on PAANI, which is about the impending water wars in the world.

Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary

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Tony Rayns
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Clodualdo Del Mundo Jr
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Luciano Barisone

Tony Rayns

Tony Rayns is a London-based film-maker, critic and festival programmer with a special interest in east Asian cinema. He has been awarded the Kawakita Prize (2004) and the Foreign Ministry of Japan’s Commendation (2008) for services to Japanese cinema. Rayns has directed the film THE JANG SUN-WOO VARIATIONS (2001). His writing has appeared in Sight & Sound, Film Comment, Cinema Scope, The Guardian and The Independent among other publications; he has also written books on Chinese, Japanese and Korean cinema. As a programmer, he has worked for festivals such as those in Vancouver and London.

FIPRESCI Feature & Short

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Mario Abbade
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Mohsen Waify
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Müge Turan

Mario Abbade

Mario Abbade is a journalist with extensive experience in the media as a reporter, critic, art exhibition manager and a teacher. He has worked at the television network Rede Bandeirantes, Radio Ritma, Pipoca Moderna magazine and the Jornal do Brasil newspaper. Currently, he is the president and curator at the Rio de Janeiro Association of Film Critics and works as an editor of Almanaque Virtual.

FIPRESCI Documentary

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Bojidar Manov
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Steffen Moestrup
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Wassim Korbi

Bojidar Manov

Bojidar Manov (born 1947, Bulgaria) is a film critic, journalist and dean at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia. Manov has served as vice-president of FIPRESCI and as a member of international juries at festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Thessaloniki, Istanbul and Pusan. He has also been a board member of the National Film Board, Bulgaria. His published books include Theory of the Cinema Image (1996), Cinema and Other Temptations (2008) and Evolution of the Screen Image (2012).