Ahmed Fawzi Saleh

Ahmed Fawzi Saleh

Egypt

Biography

Born in Port Saïd, Egypt, in 1981, Fawzi Saleh is a screenwriter, filmmaker and human-rights activist. He holds a degree in screenwriting from the Cairo Film Institute, and has contributed to numerous documentary films as a researcher and co-writer. In 2006, he directed the experimental short film MOCHA, which attracted attention to his talent. A turning point in his career came in 2008 when he worked as an assistant director for Rashid Masharawi, when the director encouraged him to start shooting his first documentary feature, LIVING SKIN, which he completed in 2010. His feature debut, POISONOUS ROSES, premiered at IFFR.

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