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Tawfiq Abu Wael

Tawfiq Abu Wael

Sector : Media, Directors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1976
  • Age: 40
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Born in 1976 in Um El-Fahem. Tawfik Abu Wael studied cinema in the university of Tel Aviv before teaching comedy in the Hassan Arafe school in Jaffa. After six short films and various documentaries largely prized in different festivals, he has made his first feature film. Atash (" Thirst"). Selected for the Week of the Critique of the last Cannes Film Festival, the film got the Fipresci price of the parallel sections of the “Semaine et de la Quinzaine des réalisateurs”. Euromedcafe met this young promising film-maker beginning July in the Institut du Monde Arabe ( in Paris, on the occasion of the 7th Biennial of the Arab cinema Atash took back the price Maroun Bagadi, Special Price of the jury. 


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