Sameh Zoabi

Sameh Zoabi

Israel

Biography

Samen Zoabi was born in 1975 and raised in Iksal, a small village near the city of Nazareth, Israel. In 1998 Zoabi graduated from Tel Aviv University with a double degree in Film Studies and English Literature. The following year, Sameh was awarded a three-year merit scholarship, which he used to pursue a Master's Degree at Columbia University in New York City. In February 2005, he completed his M.F.A. in Film Direction at Columbia's School of the Arts. Zoabi has directed and written several narrative short films. His latest film 'Be Quiet' is an international award winning short film, receiving the third prize at the Cinefondation Selection at the 2005 Cannes Film.

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