Hend Fakhroo

Hend Fakhroo

Qatar

Biography

Hend Fakhroo is a Qatari writer and director. She graduated with honours in 2005 from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Her first short film, HIS NAME (2012), screened at various international festivals, including the Short Film Corner at the Festival de Cannes, the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, and the River Film Festival. Her second film, THE WAITING ROOM (2016), had its home premiere in two competitions at the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, and its international premiere, also in competition, at the Dubai International Film Festival. It was screened at the Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner, and was an official selection of the Beirut International Film Festival, as well as the Malmö Arab Film Festival. Fakhroo is currently developing her first feature-length film.

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