Rami Kodeih

Rami Kodeih

Lebanon

Director/writer Rami Kodeih (born in 1983) completed his bachelor and master's degrees in filmmaking from Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts as the second person in the school's to graduate summa cum laude with his thesis film A SHEHERAZADE TALE (official selection at Clermond-Ferrand ISFF in 2008; Best Arab Film at the 2007 Jordan SFF). He also wrote and directed a second short film, THE MILL (Namur FF 2010; Second Prize at the 2010 Lebanese FF; Short Film Corner at the 2010 Cannes IFF). Rami directs documentaries for Al Jazeera and corporate films for several agencies including Leo Burnett. Most recently, he directed the feature-length documentary WHEELS OF WAR (2015). In 2017 he took part in the Lebanon Factory, which includes four short films to create one feature to open the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at Cannes Festival.