Samer Salameh

Samer Salameh

Syria

Biography

Samer Salameh was born in Syria and grew up in Yarmouk camp, Damascus. Since a young age, Samer has been active in the field of dramatic and visual arts. After participating in several theatre plays and short films in Damascus, Samer started filming the world around him. In 2008 and 2009, Samer produced his first two independent films narrating the story of Palestinian refugees who had fled Iraq. These films toured several international festivals. Since, Samer has continued directing and editing films, focusing particularly on the events that took place in his native Yarmouk. His film 194. US, CHILDREN OF THE CAMP (2017) screened at Visions du Réel.

Films Selection