Born in Dakar, Senegal, in 1958. In addition to making his own films, he collaborates on various scenarios and teaches film in Lebanon. He has directed eight full-length films: Beyrouth Fantôme, Terra Incognita, The Last Man, 1958, The Mountain, The Valley, An open Rose/Warda and The River … in addition to numerous “essays” and different “video works”, including (Posthumous), Chinese ink, Son Image and Le voyage immobile, with Mohamed Soueid.… The La Rochelle International Film Festival, Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage and The Cinémathèque du Québec have held tributes to his work. He has also published different texts and articles in various magazines, and two books: “fragments du Livre du naufrage” and “à contre-jour (depuis Beyrouth)”.
Director, Screenwriter, Writer